August 11, 2000
Proposed Course at California College Said to Run Into PC Buzz Saw
A professor has accused Monterey Peninsula College of favoring political correctness over academic freedom, after a campus committee shelved a course he had proposed because he refused to describe how it would deal with multicultural issues.
David Clemens, a professor of English, says the Curriculum Advisory Committee, which reviews all proposed courses, is attempting to push classes "beyond content and into sociology." He takes issue with a committee policy