god bless the higher education system

Sorority Evictions Raise Issue of Looks and Bias

Worried that a negative stereotype of the sorority was contributing to a decline in membership that had left its Greek-columned house here half empty, Delta Zeta’s national officers interviewed 35 DePauw members in November, quizzing them about their dedication to recruitment. They judged 23 of the women insufficiently committed and later told them to vacate the sorority house. The 23 members included every woman who was overweight. They also included the only black, Korean and Vietnamese members.

I can’t say I’m surprised…but the question is that I can’t believe they actually thought they were being logical.

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One thought on “god bless the higher education system

  1. Ok…maybe I’m juvenile but the funniest thing about the whole article was

    “DePauw’s president, Robert G. Bottoms, issued a two-page letter of reprimand to the sorority. In an interview in his office, Dr. Bottoms said he had been stunned by the sorority’s insensitivity.”

    HAHAH Dr. Bottoms? Bob Bottoms. HAHAH

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