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Protesting Alleged Liberal Bias in Higher Ed, Scholars Announce a University of Their Own

November 9, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

This summer, Pano Kanelos left his post as president of St. John’s College, just a few years into the job and before his term was set to expire.

On his way out, he praised the Annapolis institution, which is known for its Great Books curriculum that emphasizes key texts from Western civilization, for staying “mostly outside the culture wars that are challenging our society.” He remarked that “the centrifugal force of politics is pulling everything into it,” conditions that he felt make it difficult to pursue liberal education rooted in free thought and speech.

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