The Senate vote to repeal the 17-year old “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy against gay men and lesbians serving openly in the armed forces removes a reason that many elite colleges have cited for barring the Reserve Officers Training Corps from recruiting on their campuses, reports the New York Times. Already, the presidents of Harvard, Yale and Columbia have issued statements expressing interest in bringing back the R.O.T.C. But it is not clear whether there will be enough student interest on those campuses to warrant its presence. The R.O.T.C., which has units on 327 campuses nationwide, was sent packing from...

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Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.