April 20, 2007
President of Missouri State U. Threatens to Shut Social-Work School After Scathing Report
The president of Missouri State University has threatened to shut down its School of Social Work after receiving a searing external review that describes the school as, among other things, hostile to "faith-based beliefs." After reading the report, the president, Michael T. Nietzel, gave the school a year and a half to clean up its act.
"I was embarrassed by the things that were said in this report, but it was not a difficult decision to make it public," Mr. Nietzel said. "The only