(CAMPUSREFORM) — Colleges desperately need conservative students,” asserts Clay Routledge, a psychology professor at North Dakota State University.
In an essay for the James G. Martin Center titled A Letter to Conservatives: You Need College and College Definitely Needs You, Routledge argues that conservative college students and their parents need not turn away from academia due to its liberal bias, but should embrace the opportunity to grow intellectually by having their ideas challenged.
“You might not feel at home at many universities but your presence and contributions are important,” Routledge assures conservative students. “Don’t let the view that these disciplines are only for progressives hold you back.”
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