TITLE

GET HIM OUT

AUTHOR(S)
Rosin, Hanna
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;3/6/95, Vol. 212 Issue 10, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a protest by students of Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, to oust their president Francis Lawrence for alleged racism in March 1995. Remark made by Lawrence on low Scholastic Aptitude Test scores of African American students; Misdeed of Lawrence voiced out during the protest; Reaction of Lawrence and the students to the decision of the board.
ACCESSION #
9502247587

 

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