Mizzou meltdown: Black student accessions plummet after cave to BLM; 7 dorms close, 400 fired

Mizzou meltdown: Black student accessions plummet after cave to BLM; 7 dorms close, 400 fired
Oppression. (Image: whio.com)

[Ed. – And This Is Why Trump Won, Reason #672,955.  Previous LU coverage of the Mizzou-BLM drama of 2015 sampled here, here, here, and here.]

The New York Times reports that the university is temporarily closing seven dormitories and cutting over 400 positions, including those of some non-tenured faculty members.

You might expect that the decline in enrollment occurred primarily among whites, after the flimsily-supported racism charges of 2015 resulted in the resignation of the university’s president; The Daily Wire reported, “Many parents and alumni responded by refusing to contribute money to the public university. For example, donations to its athletics department dropped 72% last year.”

But here’s the big surprise: as the Times notes: “Students of all races have shunned Missouri, but the drop in freshman enrollment last fall was strikingly higher among blacks, at 42 percent, than among whites, at 21 percent.” …

Things have gotten so precarious that the library is asking for donations to buy 400 books.

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