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There have been a number of postings here about the U.S. Naval Academy’s use of racial preferences in admissions and, in particular, the brave willingness of a professor there, Bruce Fleming, to publicize and criticize them. Well, today there’s an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education that begins, “A professor at the U.S. Naval Academy has filed a federal whistle-blower complaint alleging that the institution improperly denied him a deserved pay increase for publicly accusing it of illegally operating a separate admissions track for minority students,” and goes on to discuss Professor Fleming’s travails.


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