University president calls the number of white students on campus a ‘failure,’ asks for ideas on how to be ‘not as white’

Western Washington University’s Bruce Shephard

The president of a Seattle university has come under fire from conservatives for asking students how to make the campus less white.

In a controversial questionnaire making the rounds of Western Washington University, President Bruce Shephard asked students, “How do we make sure that in future years we are not as white as we are today?”

Shephard has been vocal about his goal of creating a more diverse faculty and student body since he took office six years ago…