As most know, as of latest tally, some 84 faculty and staff left the private school after it had a change of leadership and increased its religious fervor. No school report on how many of the lost support staff have been replaced but being private Shorter has no obligation to tell anybody anything, including former graduates. All that is known for sure is that anyone hired has apparently promised, in writing, never to have sex unless married, condone anything homosexual or be seen drinking alcohol in public lest they be fired on the spot. No word yet on whether or not the new teachers believe there were dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark.
Shorter is free to teach and preach whatever it wishes although there plainly is a certain affront to its academically superior past and freedom of intellectual curiosity involved.
The really interesting numbers to learn will be whether this highly-publicized uproar will affect student enrollment — not counting online students and athletes attracted by the school’s lack of birth control in sports teams.