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Erasing the White Male

• https://www.paulcraigroberts.orgPaul Craig Roberts

The materials feature women and foreigners, and I am puzzled that the institutions believe that a person who remembers his college differently from what now exists can resonate with the fund-raising materials. The materials remind me that the educational institutions that I attended no longer exist. It is strange beasts for which they appeal to me for support.

Georgia Tech was a state supported school for in-state male students.  The tuition was nominal.  Merton College was a men's college, and those in attendence were mainly British. Today both have large foreign and large female  contingents.  

At a grandson's graduation from Georgia Tech in the first decade of this new century, I was impressed by the large number of foreign students. When I was at Tech we had a small handful of foreign students.  I knew every one. How is it that today so many foreign students are consistent with a state-financed educational institution?

At my granddaughter's graduation from Stanford University, also in the first decade of this new century, I was impressed by the large number of foreign students. I had been a member of the Stanford faculty in the 1970s and remember an elite university filled with Americans.  


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