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Claremont fellow on Auburn, UA DEI programs: State board members, donors have read report and discussed with university presidents

Claremont Institute’s senior director of State Coalitions Scott Yenor joined First Things Magazine’s Mark Bauerlein to discuss a recent study detailing diversity, equity and inclusion programs at Auburn University and the University of Alabama.

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University of Alabama president Bell: Diversity and inclusion still a major part of university’s plan

University of Alabama (UA) President Dr. Stuart Bell told members of the press on Wednesday that diversity and inclusion are still critical parts of the flagship university’s plan going forward, even after the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) struck down affirmative action in university admissions earlier this year.

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Charles Kiplinger: Diversity, equity and inclusion are a tale as old as time

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. These words have come to signify an agenda, a modern day “Hunger Games” society in which there will be the haves, and the have-nots.

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Matt Clark: Why ‘DEI’ would spell ‘DIE’ in the legal profession

Instead of a fair assessment of how much a lawyer knows, the NextGen exam focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion, or DEI for short.

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Alabama Supreme Court Justice expresses concern over proposed uniform bar exam’s commitment to ‘diversity, fairness and inclusion’

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jay Mitchell published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Friday expressing concerns about a proposed uniform bar examination due to its commitment to “ensure that diversity, fairness and inclusion pervade … test products and services.” 

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Alabama Bankers Association to host ‘Business Case for DEI’ webinar this month

The Alabama Bankers Association is hosting a webinar to argue in favor of diversity, equity and inclusion policies in the state’s financial institutions, as the policies have been the focus of heavy criticism from conservatives around the country.

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Diversity dollars: Who are the highest paid DEI admin at Alabama’s three largest public universities?

Alabama’s three largest tax-funded universities are spending at least $2.5 million a year on salaries for staff working in diversity, equity and inclusion departments on campus.

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Auburn University's Office of Sustainability touts DEI, CRT, feminist theory, environmental activism in new report

Auburn University released its second annual United Nations (UN) “Sustainable Development Goals” (SDGs) report for 2019 to 2020, praising its faculty for researching and teaching topics involving critical race theory (CRT), feminist theory and environmental activism. 

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Alabama Commission on Higher Ed executive director Purcell defends DEI programs in taxpayer-funded universities — Criticizes GOP efforts to prohibit endorsement, forced assent to 'divisive concepts'

Alabama Commission on Higher Education executive director Jim Purcell defended diversity, equity and inclusion programs on Friday, criticizing a GOP-backed resolution to eliminate these programs in public institutions and a bill that would prohibit "divisive concepts" from being endorsed by higher education professionals. 

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UA Women's History Month keynote speaker assisted Andrew Cuomo in discrediting sexual assault accusers

March is Women’s History Month, and the University of Alabama has booked a keynote speaker whose tenure as CEO of an anti-sexual harassment nonprofit ended when she privately consulted with former Democratic N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid the sexual harassment accusations levied against him. 

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ALGOP resolution calls to abolish 'DEI bureaucracies and policies, restore colorblind equality' in public universities — 'Stop indoctrinating our students'

The Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) passed a resolution supporting legal efforts to abolish diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies and bureaucracies and mandatory diversity training in public universities and other public institutions. 

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Department of Veterans Affairs pushes 'equity and inclusion' during diversity week

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) kicked off diversity week with a mass email containing a video boasting the benefits of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).