Only in academia is diversity a growth industry
Despite the assertions of opponents of charter schools, teachers in those institutions tend to actually be more diverse than their traditional public school counterparts, data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) show.
And when you see them it will be even harder not to sympathize with cafeteria and janitorial workers there.
Professor Mark Perry at the University of Michigan concluded, after analyzing data from the university, that the university pays $11 million for 93 diversity staffers.
St. Catherine University, a university in Minnesota, canceled a planned leadership conference because their speakers were not diverse enough, per a university statement.
Duke University is now randomly assigning roommates to students to promote diversity and avoid roommates from being too similar to each other.
The state of North Carolina spends up to $17 million at its universities per year for diversity efforts, but a study did not recommend slashing this part of the budget.
A diversity course at East Carolina University was found to be ineffective in changing students’ racial and gender biases, the instructor found.
Few academics actually make the points nobody else will make. Economist Walter Williams is a notable exception.
Body size and obesity are a diversity problem, claimed a professor at the University of North Alabama.