A Clemson College admissions counselor has been reassigned from her function after calling Republican candidates a part of an “oppressive group” in a Snapchat story.
“Reviewing college apps and , just wanna say: no one cares if you’re Republican. Like, small government, low taxes, etc., republican. BUT BUT But, if you’re gonna talk about being Republican (1) don’t act like it’s an oppressed group bc it’s not,” Rozman wrote within the Snapchat story.
Rozman continued and mentioned that Republican candidates to Clemson College “identify with an oppressive group” if they do not “actively denounce the white supremacy and misogyny” within the social gathering.
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“Unless you ACTIVELY DENOUNCE the white supremacy and misogyny, etc., within your party, you are going out of your way to identify with an oppressive group,” Rozman mentioned.
In a press release to Day by day Publish Digital, Joe Galbraith, affiliate vice chairman for strategic communications at Clemson College, mentioned that the worker has been “reassigned” whereas a human assets investigation is underway.
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“Clemson evaluates every application based upon the academic merits of the individual and does not discriminate against or disadvantage any group of individuals – regardless of religion, race, gender, political affiliation or any other personal belief or identification,” Galbraith mentioned.
Galbraith additionally mentioned that the worker doesn’t make admissions selections.
“Admissions decisions are made by the leadership of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and the views expressed on the personal social media channel of this individual – who does not make admissions decisions – are not consistent with the admissions policies or practices of Clemson University,” he mentioned.
Cherise Trump, the chief director of Speech First mentioned that she’s “not surprised” an admissions counselor would say one thing like that.
“Snapchat just confirmed what we already knew. Conservatives are in the minority on campuses. You know, they always have been,” Trump mentioned.
She mentioned that Clemson College did the proper factor by reassigning the counselor and initiating a human assets investigation, however the incident raises the query of how a lot viewpoint discrimination might be occurring behind the scenes.
“I think the school is absolutely right to investigate any kind of discrimination,” Trump mentioned.
Day by day Publish Digital reached out to Rozman for remark.