As students and administrators at the University of Missouri dealt with anonymous threats aimed at students Tuesday night, one professor stirred up a new tempest — one that led to his resignation — with an email about Wednesday’s class.
According to multiple reports, including The Washington Post, the text of professor Dale Brigham’s email to his Nutritional Science 1034 class reads:
“If you don’t feel safe coming to class, then don’t come to class. I will be there, and there will be an exam administered in our class.
“If you give into bullies, they win. The only way bullies are defeated is by standing up to them. If we cancel the exam, they win; if we go through with it, they lose.
“I know which side I am on. You make your own choice.” Read more…