Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Quotes for the day

In the community:

"We just think that supporting the bill sets the standard for public behavior. It isn't laws that criminalize people, it's people's behavior that criminalizes them."

--Connie Mitchell, head of IHS (Institute of Human Services), Honolulu

and, at my university:
"The Board of Regents and President David Lassner greatly appreciate the deep concerns and ideas shared by students and faculty in face-to-face meetings as well as by written and oral testimony over these past weeks. The fact that there are different perspectives on personnel matters and how they are handled does not mean that the concerns are not being heard."

--email after the firing of Chancellor Tom Apple & appointment of Robert Bley-Vroman as interim

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