Professor publicly argued diversity training would be a waste of time; now he’s resigning his faculty position

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that when one university professor made his disdain for diversity training public, he was setting the stage for his own resignation.

“It’ll be, I predict with confidence, intellectually flaccid: There’ll be bromides, clichés, and amen-corner rah-rahs in plenty,” he wrote. “When (if) it goes beyond that, its illiberal roots and totalitarian tendencies will show.” He argued that such training was “at best a distraction” from the school’s academic mission.

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