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DEI on the Defensive: Here’s How to Defeat it For Good on University Campuses

June 5, 2024

On university campuses around the nation, racially discriminatory diversity, equity and inclusion programs are withering under the sunlight of public scrutiny.

This welcome shift recognizes the incompatibility of DEI with rigorous education, the pursuit of truth, and equality of opportunity. Now, policymakers can defeat this scourge of discrimination in public higher education by ending DEI indoctrination in the classroom — building on recent victories over the bloated bureaucracies whose shock troops promote discriminatory practices in hiring and admissions and conduct mandatory training in DEI concepts.

For instance, just last month, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s board of trustees voted to redirect $2.3 million from DEI programs to public safety.

Read the rest of the op-ed in Washington Times.

Timothy K. Minella is a Senior Fellow at the Goldwater Institute’s Van Sittert Center for Constitutional Advocacy. 



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