Woodrow Wilson at Princeton, John Calhoun at Yale, Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas at Austin: Students, college officials, and historians are all asking, What’s in a name? And what is a university’s responsibility when the name on a statue, building, or program on campus is a painful reminder of harm to a specific racial group? This 28-page collection looks at how universities have been grappling anew with those questions and trying different approaches to resolve them.
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