Babson College (Mass.) freshmen will undergo sensitivity training due to 1978 anti-Semitic incident

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At small, private and notably business-focused Babson College in the suburbs of Boston, school president Leonard A. Schlesinger apologized last week for some anti-Semitic antics surrounding a 1978 soccer game.

Schlesinger also announced that 500 first-year students will be saddled with an anti-bias program during orientation because of the incident, which occurred during the Carter administration, 17 years before most of the freshmen were even born.

In addition, reports, there will also be a week of training for professors and staff members.

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