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Pope group lauds university enrollment decline; cites “too much partying and sex”
Posted By Rob Schofield On July 1, 2014 @ 9:07 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
We’ve known for a long time that the chief mission of the Pope Center for Higher Education  is to undermine and dismantle North Carolina’s system of universities and community colleges. As reported in this space on numerous occasions, the group puts out almost-daily missives calling for higher education to be privatized, more expensive and more exclusive.
But why? What’s behind this strange hatred for something that most people would regard as American as apple pie? A new fundraiser from the group may finally contain to key to understanding the Pope Center’s peculiar mania: the problem is that students are having too much fun.
In an appeal sent out yesterday  the group list five things that it claims will happen if one sends them money. Here is #3:
“3) Academic quality will take center stage.
If alumni learn that general education at most schools is lousy (we have published a detailed report on UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State), that grade inflation is rampant, and there’s still too much partying and sex. They will insist on improvements.” (Emphasis supplied).
Ah hah — the truth comes out! It always seemed a safe bet that the Pope people were a cadre of Vernon Wormer  wannabes. Now, there’s confirmation.
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URLs in this post:
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 Pope Center for Higher Education: http://www.popecenter.org/
 an appeal sent out yesterday: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=086f1c0c-2fd2-4a7e-a74c-3bce34fc0287&c=09ad0e10-ddcc-11e3-b128-d4ae529a8639&ch=0a69a750-ddcc-11e3-b1ec-d4ae529a8639
 Vernon Wormer: http://villains.wikia.com/wiki/Dean_Vernon_Wormer
 Editorial calls on McCrory to stand up to Pope : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/07/editorial-calls-on-mccrory-to-stand-up-to-pope/
 Sunshine Week: UNC-Chapel Hill fails public records test by student journalists : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/19/sunshine-week-unc-chapel-hill-fails-public-records-test-by-student-journalists/
 Editorial: It’s time for NC to reinvest in higher education, not impose deeper cuts : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/05/21/editorial-its-time-for-nc-to-reinvest-in-higher-education-not-impose-deeper-cuts/
 Sunshine week update: UNC makes good on public records request, 121 days later : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/03/20/sunshine-week-update-unc-makes-good-on-public-records-request-121-days-later/
 The McCrory-Pope economy : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/06/18/the-mccrory-pope-economy/
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