More than 100 University of Chicago faculty members come out opposing Obama Library site

WASHINGTON TIMES
University of Chicago faculty tell Obama to move ‘socially regressive’ library
by Bradford Richardson
January 9, 2017

More than 100 members of the University of Chicago faculty are asking the Obama Foundation to move the proposed library honoring the 44th president to a new location because the plan as currently constituted is “socially regressive.” The Obama Presidential Center will not provide the “promised development or economic benefits” to surrounding neighborhoods, the professors write and could cost more than $100 million in state funds. “We are concerned that these are not the best ways to use public funds to invest in the future of Chicago,” the letter reads. READ MORE

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