People do not want to attend college where thuggery and outright bigotry is not only condoned, but supported. The University of Missouri (Mizzou) was ground zero for Black Lives Matter’s academic crusade and now the university is paying the price for enabling the black supremacist movement.
For months, racial tensions remained incredibly high and protests were encouraged as university officials cowardly caved to any demands in an effort to avoid being called a racist.
Those who crusaded for supposed social justice went so far as to demand segregation for whites by demanding the creation of a “black-only healing space” where white students would be prohibited.
Because Mizzou became an intolerant atmosphere dedicated to the promotion of black supremacy, it is unsurprising that the university is dealing with a tremendous drop in enrollment.
The problem has become so bad that the university has had to shutter two entire dorm room buildings as a cost-saving measure.
The university saw a steep drop in applications and Mizzou will have 1500 fewer students in fall 2016. This equates to a $32 million budget shortfall. As a result of the shortfall, officials will be closing the Respect and Excellence halls- names that are now ironic considering that they are being shuttered due to cowardice and a commitment to appeasement over the academic needs of students.
“Dear university community,” interim chancellor Hank Foley wrote in a March email. “I am writing to you today to confirm that we project a very significant budget shortfall due to an unexpected sharp decline in first-year enrollments and student retention this coming fall. I wish I had better news.”
The school must now undergo serious budget cuts in addition to closing the dorm facilities.
The consequences are not-at-all surprising. The atmosphere surrounding the university (and other universities around the country that have similarly embraced this racist ideology) is wholly intolerant of dissenting speech. Who would want to incur significant debt to attend a university where whites are treated as second-class citizens and repeatedly told that they are bigots? Who would want to attend a university where blacks who do not subscribe to the “perpetual victim” mentality are treated as race traitors?
If academia is going to survive as anything more than indoctrination camps, they must recommit themselves to higher learning and reject legitimizing those who seek to exploit and augment racial disharmony.