“大学のキャンパスでの活発な議論を歓迎します, but taxpayer dollars should never be used to fuel a divisive, 急進的な議事,” 彼が追加した.
Lee’s comments came shortly after the proposal initially surfaced in the Beacon. The outlet had obtained an all-faculty email showing the university offering a $ 1,500 stipend after professors redesigned their curricula, with another $ 1,500 after teaching the redesigned course. According to the email, 15-20 faculty members were supposed to be selected for the program, which would have begun in spring 2022.
その. マーシャブラックバーン, R-テネシー。, told Fox News Digital last week that the program was an inappropriate use of taxpayer funds.
“The university should be encouraging their students to be independent thinkers, expanding their world view, learning how to be lifelong learners and respectful of all,” said Blackburn in a statement provided to Fox News Digital on Tuesday.
“Taxpayer dollars should not be used to fund a woke social justice agenda.”