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Esolen to join faculty of Thomas More College 

May 04, 2017

Anthony Esolen, an English professor who has come under fire at Providence College for raising questions about its “diversity” agenda, will be leaving the Dominican-run institution and joining the faculty of Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts.

Located in New Hampshire, Thomas More College has been known for its fidelity to Catholic teaching. Esolen will also be involved in the establishment of a new Center for the Restoration of Catholic Culture.

William Fahey, the president of Thomas More, remarked that Esolen “has made tremendous sacrifices and suffered for holding to his convictions.” He said that Esolen—a prolific author, and translator of the Divine Comedy—would be a perfect match for Thomas More College.


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  • Posted by: brenda22890 - May. 05, 2017 6:01 AM ET USA

    May he be blessed in his new position, and may his wonderful work continue.

  • Posted by: DanS - May. 04, 2017 1:09 PM ET USA

    The treatment of Dr Esolen by Providence College and the Dominican order is a scandal and an outrage. Thanks be to God that he has found a position that allows him to continue his exceptional scholarship. Even though I graduated from Boston College, I would rather my own children attend a secular university than one that wraps relativist ideology in a veneer of faith. Heart-breaking.