Father Dennis Dease, president of the University of St. Thomas, on being called names by climate skeptic Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, during a dispute between Monckton and St. Thomas Professor John Abraham:
This is the first time I have been called a creep – at least by a peer of the realm, so I regard it as a personal milestone of sorts.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.