Jewish minority white-skinned privileged male named Harvard's president; racist diversifiers object

After Harvard University's president Drew Gilpin Faust announced her retirement effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year, the school named Lawrence S. Bacow as her successor. Lawrence S. Bacow, one of the most experienced and respected leaders in American higher education, will become the 29th president of Harvard University on July 1. Currently the Hauser Leader-in-Residence at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Center for Public Leadership, Bacow served with distinction for 10 years as President of Tufts University, where he was known for his dedication to expanding student opportunity, fostering innovation in education and research, enhancing collaboration across schools and disciplines, and spurring consideration of how universities can best serve society. The announcement continues, describing Bacow's prestigious education, outstanding academic accomplishments, impressive career initiatives, and interesting personal...(Read Full Post)