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Bush got hammered for the lapse (as well as staying mum on the school's view of Catholicism as a "cult") and apologized.
The university has since dropped the interracial dating ban, but candidates have tended to avoid the campus.
For these failures we are profoundly sorry." The transformation is evident in other ways, too.
Long gone are the towering hedges and chain link fences that once kept the world out and the students in.
Across the nation universities are dealing with buildings named in honor of white supremacists: Benjamin Tillman (Clemson), Woodrow Wilson (Princeton), John C. Yet in the April 14 issue of the Bob Jones, III is quoted denying that the ban on interracial dating was racist, since it was promulgated before blacks were admitted as students.
But does not the ban on the admission of blacks constitute a very powerful form of racism itself?
"We conformed to the culture rather than providing a clear Christian counterpoint to it," the statement says of the "segregationist ethic" that had prevailed.
The institution has the right to attempt a change in worldview, and to distance itself from that past.
So far this year, the closest any candidate has come is Texas Gov.