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U. of Illinois: Conservative-Funded Conservative Studies?

At the end of September writer Robert Novak noted that a group of U. of  I alums is creating an organization to finance conservative studies on campus – to be called The Academy on Capitalism and Limited Government Fund. This has some U of I faculty members shaking in their boots. They fear that the group’s plans to raise money to pay for classes and research on free-market capitalism and limited government would create an undue – yikes! – conservative political influence on campus.  

Candace de Russy — Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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