Here is a story in the New York Times about a case that may have far-reaching implications for higher education. It could also form a significant chapter in the chronicle of political bias in higher education, an issue that has diminished in recent years (for various reasons). The Times piece opens: “Teresa R. Wagner is a conservative Republican who wants to teach law.
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