Duke apologizes after professor tells grad students not to speak Chinese at school

Duke University Professor Megan Neely, director of graduate studies, emailed biostatistics master’s students Friday urging them to “commit to using English 100% of the time” at the school and workplace.
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Duke University Professor Megan Neely, director of graduate studies, emailed biostatistics master’s students Friday urging them to “commit to using English 100% of the time” at the school and workplace.

Mark Schultz is the deputy metro editor for local government for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun. He has been an editor, reporter and photographer in North Carolina for 30 years.

Jane Stancill has reported on higher ed for The News & Observer for 20 years. She has won state and national awards for her coverage of education.

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