(THECOLLEGEFIX) — Ohio University student leaders are responding to the generosity of a famous alumnus by trying to get his name removed from a school building.
Because of the sexual harassment allegations that led to his sudden resignation from Fox News, former chairman and CEO Roger Ailes should not continue to be honored as the namesake of the WOUB Public Media newsroom, according to the Graduate Student Senate.
It voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the school to remove Ailes’ name from the newsroom. A local socialist group also is pressuring the university to dump Ailes to show it’s serious about fighting “the campus rape crisis.”
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