The new litmus test is a “diversity” statement, which weeds out right-leaning scholars in the state of Oregon.
Topic: academic diversity
From the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof: “Universities are the bedrock of progressive values, but the one kind of diversity that universities disregard is ideological and religious. We’re fine with people who don’t look like us, as long as they think like us.”
So much for actual diversity of thought at Northwestern: Retired Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, who served as ambassador to Afghanistan in the first Obama term, will not become the inaugural executive director of the school’s…