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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

This is a key point that most people don’t seem to understand: “Yes, public university professors, such as those at New College, have a First Amendment right to promote gender pseudoscience—but they are not entitled to an unlimited state subsidy for that speech.”

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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Great progress! Congratulations on having the courage to make decisive reforms. Very encouraging

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This is definitely the good news story of the day!!Congratulations!

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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Damm. This was good to read. Kudos.

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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

It's really good to hear that many students and educators are eager to join the New College on the next leg of its journey. I am not surprised!

I would have selected the Iliad instead of the Odyssey, but either way, Homer rocks!

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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Keep up the good work.

Truth will prevail, though it might be a long, hard struggle to get there.

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Great work! Makes me happy to subscribe.

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Great to hear that the incoming freshman class is so robust. As a lifelong resident of Florida and a University of Florida graduate I clearly remember the reputation of New College from its inception being that of an easy curriculum which attracted the laziest students very few of which became well schooled productive citizens. Kudos to you and all your hard work!

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Aug 11, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Good ! The DIE program needs to DIE ( change in the letter sequence deliberate) ! It’s nothing but propaganda .

The “ Gender Studies “ is also just a bunch of anti - science hogwash , and not worthy of a college course! Other colleges should follow your example . This is coming from a former liberal! Many of us have had it with the authoritarian gender cult!

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Aug 11, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

FANTASTIC! KUDOS!! Well done!

What amazing things can be done with some brains and backbone! So proud of you guys.

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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

I wish I could like this column 100 times. Are there any openings for faculty...? :)

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Aug 10, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Bravo!!!

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Aug 11, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

Christopher,

What a commendable job you have done. Congratulations! You are a bright light in a dark storm of our Nation. For my birthday, it was your new book I requested

On our library shelf. A toast to today’s encouragement and a crucial hope for our next generation.

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Absolutely and unfathomably based, strikes right at the heart of the Cathedral. You are quite easily one of the most effective activists on the right, if only we had more like you for the counterrevolution.

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Aug 11, 2023Liked by Christopher F. Rufo

You don't need to appeal to Gender Studies being a politicized field, tho it is. The Trustees have the right and the obligation to direct the strategy of the university. That includes choice of the fields it will teach. The Trustees can and should eliminate the biology department, if they think that is an inappropriate field for the college. Or, they might add a Central Eurasian Studies. That is not a matter of academic freedom at all. The Trustees decide policy; the faculty implement it. If the Trustees tell history professors to teach American history a certain way, that might implicate academic freedom, but not if the Trustees just tell the history department to teach American history instead of women's history or Chinese history.

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Finally someone who knows how to go on offense for a change!

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