Colleges and Universities
Christian groups should follow CSU rules on inclusiveness

To the editor: Requiring members of sectarian clubs sanctioned by public universities to submit to a religious test in order to be eligible for office is a frightening reminder of our theocratic-like colonial past. It represents a long tradition of intolerance that unabashedly continues to this day in several states where non-theists are barred from government service. ("Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy," Oct. 24) Our state has charged its public universities with the secular purpose of exploring the entire range of thoughts and ideas, ultimately in the pursuit of knowledge, The endurance of an open institution depends on its ability to objectively...