A Clemson University admissions counselor has been reassigned from her function after calling Republican candidates a part of an “oppressive group” in a Snapchat story.
“Reviewing faculty apps and , simply wanna say: nobody cares if you happen to’re Republican. Like, small authorities, low taxes, and so on., republican. BUT BUT However, if you happen to’re gonna discuss being Republican (1) do not act prefer it’s an oppressed group bc it isn’t,” Rozman wrote within the Snapchat story.
Rozman continued and mentioned that Republican candidates to Clemson College “determine with an oppressive group” if they do not “actively denounce the white supremacy and misogyny” within the get together.
“Until you ACTIVELY DENOUNCE the white supremacy and misogyny, and so on., inside your get together, you’re going out of your method to determine with an oppressive group,” Rozman mentioned.
In an announcement to Fox Information Digital, Joe Galbraith, affiliate vp for strategic communications at Clemson College, mentioned that the worker has been “reassigned” whereas a human sources investigation is underway.
“Clemson evaluates each utility primarily based upon the educational deserves of the particular person and doesn’t discriminate in opposition to or drawback any group of people – no matter faith, race, gender, political affiliation or some other private perception or identification,” Galbraith mentioned.
Galbraith additionally mentioned that the worker doesn’t make admissions selections.
“Admissions selections are made by the management of the Workplace of Undergraduate Admissions, and the views expressed on the non-public social media channel of this particular person – who doesn’t make admissions selections – should not in line with the admissions insurance policies or practices of Clemson College,” he mentioned.
Cherise Trump, the manager director of Speech First mentioned that she’s “not stunned” an admissions counselor would say one thing like that.
“Snapchat simply confirmed what we already knew. Conservatives are within the minority on campuses. You already know, they at all times have been,” Trump mentioned.
She mentioned that Clemson College did the appropriate factor by reassigning the counselor and initiating a human sources investigation, however the incident raises the query of how a lot viewpoint discrimination could possibly be occurring behind the scenes.
“I believe the college is totally proper to analyze any type of discrimination,” Trump mentioned.
Fox Information Digital reached out to Rozman for remark.