Official at Our Lady of the Lake University Refers to a Student as “the Angry Black Woman”

Robert Bisking2A White administrator at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, has resigned after several recordings in which he made inappropriate remarks were placed on YouTube. Robert Bisking resigned as executive vice president and chief academic officer of the university but he will remained as a tenured member of the faculty.

The recordings, which may have been made illegally in Dr. Bisking’s office, contain a statement where he refers to a student as “the angry Black woman.” In another statement, Dr. Bisking referred to his dissatisfaction with an employee by saying, “I’m going to have the brand new African American dean and Latino department chair tell the minority female, ‘You ain’t worth a [expletive deleted].'”

Dr. Bisking issued a statement saying that his language was “unprofessional and inappropriate.”

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  1. Dr. Bisking should have resigned from Our Lady of the Lake University. According to my knowledge of the terms of tenure, he should not remain at the university in any capacity. Is his title Dr. or D.R. as in Dumb Redneck?

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