Virginia Tech's New "Diversity" Litmus Test

Ashley Thorne

An Argus volunteer gave us an update on the latest efforts to enforce "diversity" on faculty members at Virginia Tech.  Last year Virginia Tech required faculty members to prove the value of their "contributions to diversity" in order to be eligible for promotion and tenure.

This year the University is seeking to ensure that only those who play the diversity game get faculty appointments in the first place. To this end it has fashioned a "diversity" litmus test for faculty hiring. Read about this serious issue in "Will You Promote Diversity? Virginia Tech Tests Faculty Candidates' Commitment," by Peter Wood and Ashley Thorne
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