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Explore the debate and science of Diversity.

October 30, 2020

The Improprieties and Unjustness of the Discourse Advocating Woke Agendas

Daniel B. Klein

In a recent lecture, Professor Klein offers a distinction between "calling loudly" and "proffering coolly," modeled after Adam Smith's discussion of the concepts.

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August 7, 2020

Under Pressure, UT Austin Asserts Commitment to Intellectual Diversity

John David

UT Austin has asserted its commitment to faculty merit and ideological diversity amid backlash over its proposed “Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Strategic Plan.”

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July 28, 2020

UT Austin’s “Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Strategic Plan”

John David

The National Association of Scholars condemns this insidious, unjust “strategic plan” and calls on UT Austin leadership to retract it immediately.

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July 28, 2020

Exclusive: UT Austin Proposes Political Litmus Tests for Hiring and Promotion

John David

The University of Texas at Austin has proposed the “Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Strategic Plan," exchanging merit-based success for identity-based diversity.

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June 15, 2020

See Clearly, Decide Wisely, Act Justly

Jeffrey J. Poelvoorde

An Open Letter to the Converse College Community in response to its administrative decisions relating to diversity and inclusion on campus. 

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January 3, 2020

"Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion" Statement for a Merit Raise

Stephen Bainbridge

Professor Bainbridge is up for promotion, but first, he has to submit a statement on his contributions to UCLA's goals in "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion."

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November 1, 2019

The End of Meritocracy

National Association of Scholars

In an excerpt from The Diversity Delusion, Heather Mac Donald describes the "diversity mania" taking over the academy.

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October 23, 2019

College Summer Reading: A Mandated Dive Into ‘Oppressed Minorities’

Rachelle Peterson

NAS Policy Director Rachelle Peterson evaluates the current state of common reading programs, beginning with a bizarre choice by Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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July 16, 2019

Intellectual Merit Under Attack at the National Communication Association

David Randall

The National Communication Association faces an important decision as it becomes the latest battleground between intellectual merit and diversity.

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January 11, 2018

Professor's Racial Harassment of White Student was 'Personal'

Dion J. Pierre

A Native American professor at San Diego State University racially harassed a white student, the California State Department of Justice concluded last week.

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