Indiana University reviews legacy of school's 7th president

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - If the name of Indiana University's seventh president is removed from a building on the Bloomington campus, Eric Sandweiss is OK with it. The professor and Carmony Chair in IU's Department of History sees the removal of a name as a historical event in its own right. '?It's about getting together to have serious, difficult discussions about who we want to honor and what we want to aspire to,' he said. And if David Starr Jordan's name remains on the building at 1001 E. Third St., Sandweiss said he can live with that decision, too. He'll just choose to understand it in his own way. '?I love to have the markers of history all around me,' he said. '?But to me and my students, those markers remind us of both the good side and the...

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Indiana University reviews legacy of school's 7th president

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