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Ward Connerly on “diversity”

Mal Kline of Accuracy in Academia writes here about Ward

Connerly’s keynote speech at the Pope Center’s recent conference on


I was told that, following the conclusion of Connerly’s speech, a group of

“diversity” officers from UNC schools who had clustered at a table declined

to join in the applause for him.  If colleges and universities ever get over

the silly mania for “diversity” and go back to just doing the best they can

to educate students, those people would have to find something useful to do,

but why be rude now?

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


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