PERSPECTIVE: Principled Neutrality? Bunk, Professor Says

Vanderbilt professor Brian L. Heuser, writing in Inside Higher Education: “The relatively new Vanderbilt University chancellor married our great institution to his doctrine of “principled neutrality,” asserting that university leaders should refrain from commenting on political matters. It will placate conservative boards, administrators, legislators, and donors—but at what cost to the physical and psychological well-being of the humans who comprise the core of our shared academic work?” Read his full commentary here.

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