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Open Letter from Dr. John Near – Departure from Principia College Faculty – Part I – 01/23/2014

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  December 3, 2013 Dear Friends of Principia, I understand that my name and the underlying reason for my departure from the Principia College faculty recently came up in an open forum of Faculty Senate.  To clarify the situation, I am distributing this letter, and I would like to thank all who have communicated with me for their kind support…. Read more »

25 Responses to Dr. John Near’s “Open Letter to the Principia Community,” – Part II – 01/23/2014

  25 Responses to “Open Letter to the Principia Community,” December 3, 2013 1. Thanks for ensuring I got this letter. To be honest, the homosexuality policy was the biggest stumbling block to my accepting the job here. I believe that it is wrong, harmful on many levels and completely unnecessary in any institution. The implication that one’s sexual orientation makes… Read more »