Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Duke Official Steps Down After Telling Students Not To Speak Chinese

Nina Golgowski

A director of graduate studies at Duke University has stepped down from her role after she sent an email telling students not to speak Chinese, suggesting that it is “impolite” and could have “unintended consequences.”

Megan Neely, of the Duke School of Medicine’s biostatistics master’s program, sent the email to first- and second-year graduate students on Friday after she said two faculty members complained to her about hearing Chinese spoken “very loudly” in the student lounge and study areas, Duke’s Chronicle newspaper first reported.

“They were disappointed that these students were not taking the opportunity to improve their English and were being so impolite as to have a conversation that not everyone on the floor could understand,” a bolded portion of Neely’s email stated.........To Read More....

My Take - This story is weird on so many ways. Leftism on display.

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