Canceling Ivanka Trump spurs backlash for Kansas college
June 10, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Donors are pushing Kansas' higher education board to fire Wichita State University's president after he canceled a virtual speech by Ivanka Trump for its technical school's graduation.
The Kansas Board of Regents held a special meeting Wednesday only two days after a former board member from Wichita said the regents should ask for President Jay Golden's resignation. The board went into a closed session with Golden.
Golden canceled Trump's speech after students and faculty protested. Students staged an impromptu rally Wednesday to support him.
Board members gave no hint...