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“Fairness” in Faculty Hiring at Bucknell

Bucknell, according to article”>this student has taken “equal opportunity” to a new and absurd level, by passing over the clearly best-qualified candidate for a professorship because it would be unfair to compare him to the other two.
I think it’s a safe bet that the candidate passed over because he was too well qualified was a white man. Bucknell’s administration wanted more “diversity” and therefore came up with this laughable idea that it’s “fair” for less qualified people to be hired.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.

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