Happy ending

Benno Schmidt comes to his senses; Kushner will get his honorary degree.

Benno Schmidt, the chair of the CUNY trustees, has figured out that the best way to make the Kushner affair go away is to have the Executive Committee vote to reverse the full Board and award the degree. Good.

Now maybe they can replace Pataki’s bagman with someone who isn’t a disgrace to the institution.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: Markarkleiman-at-gmail.com

3 thoughts on “Happy ending”

  1. ISTR other incidents which make it quite clear that City College has a strict Zionists-only policy.

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