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Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Intellectual diversity at Dartmouth

Todd Zywicki '88 at the Volokh Conspiracy comments on an article in today's D by Dan Knecht '05 on the lack of intellectual diversity at Dartmouth. I'm quite surprised that Dan hasn't encountered a conservative professor at Dartmouth in his time there, because I certainly encountered several, including a few who weren't afraid to be seen as right-wing. Take Andrew Samwick and Allan Stam, for instance. And that's of course not including the many conservative speakers who've been to campus recently (Bill Kristol, David Brooks, Andrew Sullivan, Reuel Marc Gerecht) or who are going to be on campus soon (Daniel Pipes, Victor Davis Hanson). Put it this way: Dartmouth ain't Columbia