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Professor, a Top Trump Aide, Describes His Role, the Plan to Keep Muslims Out and a Coming Higher Ed Agenda

Some colleges boast about how their faculty members are sought to advise presidential candidates. Not Morningside College.

The small private college in Iowa last week was distancing itself from Sam Clovis, a tenured professor of economics who is currently on leave so he can be national co-chair of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. After Clovis was quoted defending the Trump campaign’s proposal to bar Muslims from entering the United States, the link between Clovis and the college attracted attention.