John McCardell, Past President of Middlebury College in Vermont:
"What your College Presidents Didn't Tell You"
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Ed article in New York Times
"Changing the Drinking Age"
Story aired on Boston Public Radio News
Magazine-"Here and Now" on April 11, 2007
Along with comments related to his
ill-conceived proposal to lower the minimum drinking age to 18,
Professor McCardell offers his view concerning the inevitability of
campus drinking and his apparent lack of will in seriously making an
attempt. Compelling is his chuckle upon the mention of “Lion’s Market”,
apparently a steady source for alcohol to be brought onto campus. The
link to the broadcast is:
President John Mills, Paul
“Over-21 students can be pipeline for campus alcohol abuse”
In a North Country Public Radio segment aired June 19, 2007, President
Mills provides his views of the inevitability of campus drinking while
addressing issues that contributed to 5 campus related deaths in a
little over two years.
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read the transcript.
Do you know that there is
a federal law that calls upon colleges and universities to
“provide maximum opportunities for students to live in an alcohol-free
environment and engage in stimulating, alcohol-free recreational and
This charge is in the sections of the Drug Free Schools and Communities
Act which pertain to colleges and universities which ties compliance
into federal funding, including federal financial aid. To learn more
about how the lack of effective enforcement has rendered led college
presidents such as John McCardell and John Mills to remain indifferent
to underage and excessive drinking on campus.
Click here to
learn more about what should be an effective law to alter drinking
practices on campuses.
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