Boy, am I glad I am old! School when I was a boy was for learning but today it has other motives. According to Wikipedia ‘Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college in St. Peter, Minnesota. It was founded in 1862 by Swedish Americans and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The college retains its Swedish and Lutheran heritage.’ Whether the average Lutheran is up on critical race theory or not the ‘Professors within the English Department at Gustavus Adolphus College have called for the creation of a Faculty of Color Endowed Chair as part of an effort to address systemic racism.
The position is one of eight published by the department in its statement on anti-racism, written following the death of George Floyd. The department prefaced its propositions with a denunciation of racism and police in America.
“The criminal justice system in the U.S. is racist with modern police forces arising out of vigilante groups that hunted down escaped slaves,” the statement reads.
In addition to creating the Faculty of Color chair, Gustavus English professors also called for a commitment to “decolonize the curriculum,” invites black students to correct professors openly, and requests “Bards in the Arb” presentations to be focused solely on works by black writers for the next three years.’https://www.thecollegefix.com/colleges-english-department-calls-for-creation-of-faculty-of-color-endowed-chair/