Tuesday, May 13, 2014
New LA Register Targets Block
In any event, the new LA paper takes on a proposal by UCLA Chancellor Block to create a new diversity-related course that was rejected by the Academic Senate earlier. Excerpt:
No means no. That’s the message UCLA’s faculty has sent – three times – to administrators fixated on adding a “diversity course” requirement to the university curriculum. Yet here they go again. Chancellor Gene Block is pushing the idea with renewed vigor and stale, predictable talking points. Supposedly, ethnic relations on campus are so in need of repair that only a compulsory class in officially recognized “diverse” subjects can do the trick...
Full editorial at http://m.losangelesregister.com/articles/diversity-599283-ucla-students.html