Re: Teaching moment lost – an alumnus message about Jesuit High’s website messaging

To the Board:


I write regarding the content of Jesuit High School’s website regarding the tumult and turmoil that has struck our nation these past several months.


I am a graduate of Jesuit High School Class of 1974. I attended the University of San Francisco, both undergraduate and law (’78 and ’81). As an undergraduate I selected where possible courses taught by scholarly (and by then elderly) Jesuits, to all of whom I became close. I was particularly moved as a student by Andrew Boss, S.J., who taught in USF’s Department of Economics (my undergraduate degree). Fr. Boss years earlier had been a leading critic of Marxist influence on the San Francisco Labor Movement and helped found a labor movement that became the Catholic counterpoint. I came to value that form of scholarship: the Catholic counterpointRead More