College liberals spurn $10M gift from Koch brothers

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Thursday, July 17, 2014

They may teach business classes at Brooklyn College, but the school’s liberal leaders have told two of the country’s top businessmen to take their money and shove it because they don’t like their conservative politics, a veteran faculty member charges.

The CUNY college has turned down a $10 million grant offer from the Koch brothers, said business professor Mitchell Langbert — who called the decision by School of Business Dean William Hopkins a knee-jerk reaction to the mega-rich industrialists’ support of Republican causes.

“It’s political correctness. It’s intolerance about anyone who doesn’t toe the left-wing line,” Langbert told The Post.

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