Let’s see if the new administration is serious. Does Princeton want a diverse faculty? Somebody will need to find a couple dozen conservatives. I’ve heard a rumor that there is a conservative at Princeton. One. He’s our token. Isn’t this more or less what the word “fatuous” means? Meanwhile, I’ve been developing a thesis that the intellectual haves need to be more protective of the intellectual have-nots.
The elite universities do not do enough to force our education establishment to improve public schools (search “Princeton, Harvard, and Yale can help improve K-12 education”).