This completely hypothetical question is based on Cornell's founding statement:
"I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study."
-- Ezra Cornell, 1868
And their core values:
As a university founded to be a place where "...any person can find instruction...," we value diversity and inclusion, and we strive to be a welcoming, caring, and equitable community where students, faculty, and staff with different backgrounds, perspectives, abilities, and experiences can learn, innovate, and work in an environment of respect, and feel empowered to engage in any community conversation.
Read in a vacuum, I think most people will support these sentiments. However, they seem inherently contradictory. If I'm racist/sexist/homophobic etc, can I still find instruction at Cornell? Perhaps more concretely, have they actually expelled a student for racist/sexist/homophobic conduct, and if so, how did they explain their decision?
I've phrased the question to be specific to Cornell, but I'm guessing that most universities (at least those in the West) will also have this kind of ideal, in which case I'm also curious how they deal with the apparent contradiction.