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Higher Ed’s Most Common Rationale for Diversity Favors White Students More than Black
Ask a university administrator why they value diversity and they’ll likely give you one of two rationales. One is instrumental: “diversity provides viewpoints that are educationally fruitful for everyone.” The other is moral: “diversity is just and intrinsic to undoing years of systemic racism.” But is one rationale better than the other? And which one do students prefer? These were the driving questions behind a recent study conducted by Princeton researchers.
May 6, 2021
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