Marc Parlange

URI President Parlange “Revoke Honorary Degrees”

[Update: The honors have been revoked!] URI President Marc Parlange has sent a letter to the board of trustees asking that they revoke the honorary degrees awarded to Michael Flynn and Rudy Giuliani. The board will be voting tomorrow, Friday. (Come on people, this one is easy.) I had written about this issue last September, …

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Colbert Visits URI — Say Hi To Flynn

(10.2) Dear Mr. Colbert, remember your old show? Remember virtues? Eight years ago you interviewed Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse* about his new book, “On Virtues.” Unfortunately, Rhode Island has since lost its way. This Saturday you will be appearing at the University of Rhode Island for “a conversation” as part of URI Alumni Weekend. …

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URI Pres. Parlange — Rescind Flynn Honor!

Welcome to Marc Parlange, the University of Rhode Island’s new president. Now that you’ve had a few moments to get settled, there is an urgent matter requiring your attention: The honorary degree bestowed upon Michael Flynn by your predecessor must be rescinded. This retired Army lieutenant general is a QAnon supporter and a traitor, and …

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