'The Philosophy of a University'.

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Date: Feb. 4, 2022
From: The Chronicle of Higher Education(Vol. 68, Issue 11)
Publisher: Chronicle of Higher Education, Inc.
Document Type: Article
Length: 501 words
Lexile Measure: 1170L

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SOMETHING UNUSUAL HAPPENED in Virginia last month. The new attorney general, Jason S. Miyares, fired the general counsels for the University of Virginia and George Mason University. Given that Miyares is a Republican, and that the two counsels are Democrats, and that one of them, Timothy J. Heaphy, is currently on leave from UVa to serve as top staff investigator for the House committee looking into the January 6,2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, the dismissals seemed suspicious. A spokeswoman for Miyares insisted the decision had nothing to do with the January 6 investigation. Whatever the case, I was most struck by something else she said: "The attorney general wants the university counsel to return to giving legal advice based on law, and not the...

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