Princeton’s president wants to fire a tenured classics professor, but claims it’s not because he criticized “anti-racist” proposals, reports Anemona Hartocollis in the New York Times. Joshua Katz teaches classics at Princeton. No, says the university. Joshua Katz is accused of “failure to be totally forthcoming about a sexual relationship with a student 15 years ago that he has already been punished for.” “The message could not be more clear to dissenting voices on the facult
Asian-Americans look alike to Princeton admissions officers, reports Molly Hensley-Clancy on BuzzFeed. She analyzes documents produced in an Education Department investigation of alleged bias against Asian-American applicants. Michael Wang filed a bias complaint against Princeton, Yale and Stanford. One admissions official described an applicant as a “first-generation Chinese student whose own life has not been easy, trying to make the lives of others better through service.