College in Ohio Requires Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion for Tenure

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/11/2019 | Mike LaChance
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An Ohio college’s revamped criteria for evaluating tenure and promotion candidates, set to take effect on July 1, focuses on “diversity” and “inclusion.”

In addition to more traditional criteria such as “scholarly competence and familiarity with current developments in one’s field” and “timely, meticulous, and fair review and evaluation of student work,” the college’s revised tenure and promotion guidelines now include the stipulation that professors must demonstrate that they promote an “inclusive classroom environment” that “values diversity” and takes a “broad variety of backgrounds” into consideration when teaching, according to Education Dive.

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This means that Kenyon professors who are up for tenure will now have to demonstrate...
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