Today’s Daily Glean mentions how GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is complaining that Hamline University offered him a teaching job, then withdrew the offer, apparently because he’s too conservative, as noted in a Pioneer Press story.
Now Ryan Lyk, chairman of the Minnesota College Republicans, has weighed in with a statement:
“This sends the wrong message to conservative students at Hamline, and any students looking to apply there. Hamline University is a school that allegedly stands for diversity of opinion, but apparently that only applies if you meet the standards of the liberal activists who are already faculty. This is just another example of an educational institution attempting to insulate itself from anything that might challenge its engrained liberal beliefs of practices. Gay marriage has absolutely nothing to do with business law or Emmer’s abilities to teach it. If liberal activist David Schultz can work there, why can’t Tom?”