In Confidential Letter, Ousted Mizzou President Blames Black Lives Matter, Football Team For Resignation

Jordan Sargent · 01/29/16 03:20PM

Ten days ago, Tim Wolfe—the ex-University of Missouri System president who famously stepped down from his position last November after a black student’s hunger strike made the state’s flagship campus in Columbia the focus of a national discussion regarding the treatment of minority college students—sent an email to confidants that he labeled “CONFIDENTIAL.”

Maybe the College Kids Should Destroy College? 

Jordan Sargent · 11/12/15 03:22PM

It is fair to say that, in examining the twin meltdowns at Yale and the University of Missouri, the pundit class has come down against the tactics of the students, who, in both cases, have been militant and aggressive. The writers have seen parts of each protest—Yale students berating a professor, Mizzou students boxing out a photographer—as a threat to college as we know it. But could colleges not stand to be threatened?

Allie Jones · 11/09/15 11:30AM

The University of Missouri’s President Tim Wolfe has resigned in the wake of student criticism that he has not effectively handled racist incidents on campus. Over the weekend, a group of black players on Mizzou’s football team announced they would strike until Wolfe stepped down.