October 11, 2007
Minnesota University Regrets Its Failure to Invite Archbishop Tutu to Campus
The University of Saint Thomas, in Minnesota, which was widely criticized for declining to invite Archbishop Desmond Tutu to speak at an annual conference next spring, now admits it made the wrong decision and says it wants the South African civil-rights leader to visit the campus.
Rev. Dennis J. Dease, president of the university, sent a letter to students and members of the faculty and staff on Wednesday, saying he had changed his mind about the archbishop's appearance and