Ever since Justice Powell’s lone opinion in Bakke allowed the camel’s nose of “diversity” under the anti-discrimination tent, controversy has raged over preferential treatment awarded to college applicants of certain … Continue reading “From Diverse Professors to Professors of Diversity”
With the memory of last August’s violent alt-right protest and counter-protest still raw, the University of Virginia is again under siege. The new invasion actually began a few weeks ahead … Continue reading “The University of Virginia in an Uproar Again—Over a Single Faculty Hire”
The obsession with diversity is so widespread among American colleges that it has become a normal part of campus life. Just what “normal” looks like is revealed in a new … Continue reading “Higher Education’s Diversity Obsession: A Bad Bargain”
Even if you can’t remember his name (and who but an Indian could?), you may be familiar with Vijay JoJo Chokal-Ingam’s story as told in his recently self-published Almost Black: … Continue reading “How Affirmative Action Really Works”
Despite howls of denial, there can be no doubt that "diversity" hiring (i.e., hiring faculty who wouldn’t have been hired but for their race, ethnicity, gender expression, etc.) produces "diversity hires" with lower academic qualifications just as surely as lowering admission standards to enroll more underrepresented minorities admits students who have lower qualifications.
Women, work, and political correctness lead to trouble.
A one-sided book treats California’s experience after Prop. 209 as a disaster, while citing figures that show it was not.