Email to FIRE from Lawrence G. Hincker, Associate Vice President , University Relations

By on April 14, 2009

From: Hincker, Larry [mailto:hincker@exchange.vt.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:17 PM
To: Owczarski, Mark; Adam Kissel
Cc: O’Rourke, Kim
Subject: RE: VT policy no longer under consideration?

 

Yes, Adam, this is correct.  But, to qualify and be absolutely correct, the provost has asked the college to rework its proposed guidelines.  The fundamental problem was a requirement to produce materials in support of diversity.

 

Lawrence G. Hincker

Associate Vice President

University Relations

314 Burruss Hall

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA 24061

540 231 5396

hincker@vt.edu

Schools: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Cases: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: “Diversity” Requirement for Faculty Assessment Violates Academic Freedom and Freedom of Conscience