One Ad, 88 Professors, and No Apologies

Nearly a year after the lacrosse scandal broke, Duke professors are still divided over their reactions to it

Last month Duke University's student newspaper published a letter signed by 17 economics professors. The letter seemed innocent enough. It said that, in the wake of last spring's lacrosse scandal, the professors regretted the perception that Duke faculty members were prejudiced against some students. It also publicly welcomed all students — including lacrosse