Selective Diversity in Higher Education; Liberal Dogma vs. Academic Freedom
Byline: Nat Hentoff, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Selective definitions of "diversity" can exclude some of its vital meanings. On college campuses, for obvious example, the goal of "diversity" has most urgently been focused on racial diversity. But at last, leaders of the higher-education establishment - headed by the American Council on Education - have finally recognized the fundamental basis for all education is diversity of ideas.
The present domination by liberal opinion on many college faculties (often verging on this majority's intolerant orthodoxies) was revealed in a recent study, "Politics and Professional Advancement among Faculty," by Stanley Rothman, emeritus professor of …
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Publication information: Article title: Selective Diversity in Higher Education; Liberal Dogma vs. Academic Freedom. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 15, 2005. Page number: A17. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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