USA Today reports:
New College of Florida’s trustees voted to begin the process of abolishing the college’s nearly 30-year-old gender studies program. The action came at the board’s meeting Thursday on a 7-3 in favor of trustee Christopher Rufo’s motion to direct the president to move toward eliminating the program.
The gender studies program at New College, while offering its own courses, also encompasses several other majors with eligible courses such as anthropology, biology and sociology.
The action is the latest by Rufo and other board members appointed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to execute a lightning transformation of the state’s only public liberal arts honors college into a model of conservative education, likened to Michigan’s conservative Hillsdale College.
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You may recall that it was Rufo [above right] who single-handedly spawned the critical race theory furor in 2021.
New College’s gender studies program also touches on several other majors with courses such as anthropology, biology and sociology.
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