Dr. Everett Piper is the President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University and he is one of the few university administrators in the country who doesn’t put up with snowflakes. A few years ago, he wrote an article which went viral called “This is not a daycare, it’s a university!” You can read it here.
Today, he appeared on FOX and Friends to talk about the issue of campus culture and his new book.
From FOX News:
University President Fighting the ‘Snowflake Rebellion’
The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University went viral in 2015 for an open letter that called out over-sensitive college students who feel “victimized” whenever someone disagrees with them.
“This is not a day care,” Dr. Everett Piper wrote. “This is a university.”
Nearly two years later, Piper is still standing in opposition to what he calls the “snowflake rebellion.”
On “Fox & Friends” this morning, Piper said Oklahoma Wesleyan is a liberal arts college, but some students have put too much emphasis on the “liberal” part.
“If you go back to the classical liberal arts model, let’s go back to Oxford 1,000 years ago, why was it established?” Piper said. “To educate a free man, a free woman, a free people, a free culture, to educate us on liberty and liberation. Thus the word ‘liberal.'”
Watch the video below:
We need a lot more college leaders like this guy!