“One of my students asked me who Marian Anderson was. I wasn’t surprised when she asked this, but I couldn’t find the words to describe her. So I said, ‘She was sorta’ the Jackie Robinson. Of course, she didn’t know who Jackie Robinson was either.” . . .
If there’s a university that has a better line-up of lecturers year in and year out than we do at Millersville, I haven’t yet found it. Coming to campus soon are accomplished animal behaviorist Temple Grandin and Yevgeni Yevtushenko, whose willingness to speak out through his poetry encouraged generations of Russians to recognize Soviet atrocities toward Jews. . . .
The calm has returned to the community now that William Ayers has come and gone.
Security staked out the campus last week as Ayers’s anticipated arrival finally took place on Thursday, March 19. According to Deputy Anthony Floyd of MUPD, over 60 officers from 10 jurisdictions patrolled the campus. . . .
Traveling across the Atlantic Ocean from Queens University in Belfast, Ireland, Tony Gallagher wanted to educate students at Millersville University on diversity tolerance in Northern Ireland and its role in education. . . .