Brooklyn College historian resigns from search panel after referring to it as "lily-white"





A Brooklyn College history professor who panned members of an influential faculty committee as "lily white" has resigned after being elected to the panel, The Post has learned.

Associate professor Jocelyn Wills sent an e-mail to colleagues voting for members of four faculty-search committees to recruit new deans to the college. She criticized the administrative appointees on the panel as racially wrong.

"Please spread the word among your colleagues and friends on Faculty Council, that we need to correct the lily-white imbalances of the Dean's search committees, all four of them," Wills wrote. She then urged votes for four black and Latino faculty members....

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