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Diversity’s role in tenure questioned

April 21, 2009

by Riley Prendergast

CollegiateTimes.com

This is the first installment in a three part series regarding Virginia Tech's new policies and plans to focus on diversity in the institution.

Related: FIRE's letter, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences guidelines

After sustaining brief but spirited criticism in regard to the role of diversity in professors' tenure hearings within the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech is exploring ways to clarify the language used regarding the role diversity initiatives play in the faculty selection process... Download file "5"

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

Diversity’s role in tenure questioned

April 21, 2009

Related: FIRE's letter, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences guidelines

After sustaining brief but spirited criticism in regard to the role of diversity in professors' tenure hearings within the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech is exploring ways to clarify the language used regarding the role diversity initiatives play in the faculty selection process...

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