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Universities are now more interested in indoctrinating students to accept diversity than in teaching them about their history

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In higher education, diversity first emerged as a desirable value. It then became a dogma. On campuses, it has finally turned into a veritable industry.

A new report on the promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), titled ‘Diversity University: DEI Bloat in the Academy’ provides compelling evidence that the advocacy of diversity has become a central concern of higher education.

The authors of the report found that DEI operatives make up 3.4 positions for every 100 tenured academics. That may not sound like a big deal. However, when you drill down the stats, it becomes evident that these numbers are startling. In the 65 universities across the US surveyed by the report, DEI staff levels were 1.4 times larger than the “number of professors in these universities’ corresponding history departments.”

In numerous universities, the number of diversity officers far outweighed the number of academics teaching history. For example, at Georgia Tech there were 3.2 people promoting DEI dogma for every history teacher. At the University of Louisville, there were almost three times as many DEI professionals as history professors. The University of Arizona, Iowa State........

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