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    NCSU diversity czar: valuing people, not just tolerating them

    “Diversity,” NCSU diversity czar Jos? Picart recently stated, is “a bridge between tolerating people and valuing them.” Stephen H. Balch was correct in his address to the Pope Center conference last fall when he spoke about the New Age university. Balch said the New Age university seeks to reform and…
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    Re: Hiring for diversty

    George: Do you recognize that telling phrase “critical mass”? No surprise that that should now be used to justify conformity control (this will be my new phrase for it). I fear we have only scratched the surface of the full perniciousness of the Grutter decision.
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    Re: Hiring for diversity

    George: Do you recognize that telling phrase “critical mass”? No surprise that that should now be used to justify conformity control (this will be my new phrase for it). I fear we have only scratched the surface of the full perniciousness of the Grutter decision.
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    This Theory Blows

    A Russian scientist says the God who created the heavens and the earth needed a shallow reef and a stiff wind to part the Red Sea and get the Jews through. I translated his metric figures into data the National Weather Service and the Eisenhower Interstate System can understand.
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    More Money, Lowered Expectations

    Bill Sammon reports in The Washington Times that “Sen. John Edwards has successfully lowered expectations for his performance in next week’s New Hampshire Democratic primary, even though he is spending cash like a man expecting to win the pivotal state.” One of President Bush’s strategists says, “He’s spending to…
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    Hiring for diversity

    The perceived need among many in higher education for Diversity Above Everything Else is apparent on many campuses, but one that has gone over the edge is the University of Arizona. Read Prof. KC Johnson’s posting(currently the first one) at the NAS Online Forum to see how ridiculous things…
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    Why Are You Surprised?

    Jonah Goldberg writes this morning that “among ideological and intellectual conservatives, emotional support for (President) Bush is starting to ebb.” He says that among conservative think-tankers, bloggers and others, that ” there’s a definite undercurrent of discontent with the president.” While Jonah checks off several clearly un-conservative bills that…
    Locker Room contributor, January 23, 2004
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    ‘little pitchers have big ears’

    Ever heard that expression? It means watch what you say around children, because they are prone to repeat you. I thought of that when I saw this Dean photo.
    Locker Room contributor, January 22, 2004