Just days after administrators at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California announced their decision to lift sanctions barring romantic same-sex relationships on campus, one professor is calling for the college president to resign. Barbara Harrington, an honors professor who teaches writing at APU, wrote a letter at the beginning of the week, in which she argued university president Jon R. Wallace “must immediately step down” from his position, according to The American Conservative.
Harrington admitted she and a handful of other faculty members have been concerned about the direction of APU for some time: There is a feeling that there has been a muzzling of the voices in the community that would advocate traditional Biblical understanding. We have been afraid to speak as whistleblowers lest it redound against us personally, or against our departments. I have decided to come out and speak despite this fear, because I perceive the threats to the essence of APU to be so dire. READ MORE