Reese Testifies Before Congress on Challenging Issues of Race and Diversity Facing Higher Education

September 12, 2017

Duke's Vice President ofor Institutional Equity Benjamin Reese spoke to lawmakers on Sept. 8 about how the university handles issues of free speech and hate crimes.

Following the recent events in Charlotteville, Va., congressmen on the House of Representatives’ Education and the Workforce and Judiciary committees heard testimony from Reese, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, the NAACP’s Sherrilyn Ifill, and Southern Poverty Law Center Executive Director Richard Cohen.

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