FAST FIVE: Feds Launch Probe Into Princeton "Based On Its Admitted Racism"
It states that “no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” The authenticity of the letter was confirmed by a Department of Education spokesperson to Campus Reform.
The main point of contention is if the university, in accordance with receiving federal funds, lied in its promise to not uphold racist standards.
“Based on its admitted racism, the US Department of Education ('Department') is concerned Princeton's nondiscrimination and equal opportunity assurances in its Program Participation Agreements from at least 2013 to the present may have been false,” the letter read.
In addition, under oath, the president and a designated representative will sit for interviews and the school must respond to written questioning.
However, his words were met by criticism by other faculty members. Campus Reformreported that one Mathematics professor, Sergiu Klainerman, stated in a Newsweekop-ed, “Princeton is not in the least racist.” Campus Reform reached out to Princeton University for a statement but did not hear back in time for publication.