University trustees chairman’s tweets on Caitlyn Jenner, yoga pants draw fire

The controversy erupted final week, when a student posted tweets from Michael C. Marcon, chairman of the trustees and a 1986 Ursinus grad who works as an insurance executive, reviews.

Some of the tweets provided by prior to they have been removed by Marcon consist of: “Got to appreciate a janitor with a ‘Ban Fracking Now’ sticker on his bucket. Barack is plainly reaching his target demographic,” stated one particular of the tweets. “Yoga pants?

Per my DTW visual survey, only ten % of end users really should be sporting them. The rest require to be in sweats – or in fact get dressed,” stated one more.

A third, which was a retweet, referred to Caitlyn Jenner: “Bruce Jenner got 25 K for speaking engagements. Caitlyn will get $100K. What wage gap?” An Ursinus School board member has resigned above the situation, and known as for Marcon to stage down, said the report. David Bloom said he was upset that Marcon did not promptly apologize but experimented with to “rationalize and justify his published writings.” Marcon reportedly issued a statement Monday evening saying he was “sorry for generating a condition that has led to disappointment, confusion and disappointment. Much more is anticipated of a trustee, and I resolve to reside up to the college’s large specifications.”