Monica Casper, dean of the School of Arts and Letters at San Diego State College, went on Twitter in December and made statements about conservatives which have led to an offended backlash that included threats of violence towards the campus, The San Diego Union Tribune reported. She stated, “Simply so we’re clear on the Proper’s agenda: racism good, abortion dangerous, cash good, ladies dangerous, capitalism good, sustainability dangerous, stupidity good, science dangerous, energy good, equality dangerous, white individuals good, nonwhite individuals dangerous. Stench, certainly.” She additionally stated Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal within the deadly capturing of two individuals in Wisconsin was an act of white supremacy.
The tweets have precipitated controversy at San Diego State.
Adela de la Torre lately wrote on Twitter to defend Casper’s proper to free speech. However she additionally chided her dean, saying, “I don’t assist actions that search to divide us or undermine civic discourse for any purpose.”
Casper, a sociologist, wrote to college members to say, “You could know that simply earlier than the winter break, I shared tweets by way of my private Twitter account. Although I used to be not tweeting in my capability as Dean, protection nonetheless centered on my function right here. Tales portrayed the faculty, the college, and me very poorly and in addition led to a deluge of disgusting and threatening emails … I deeply remorse that SDSU was centered within the media protection and that members of our group have been damage by the tweets. I stay dedicated to free speech and educational freedom—for everybody. I additionally stay centered on making a humane and collegial office, core themes in our planning course of.”