[PODCAST] # 455: The Real Challenges of College Diversity – With Professor John Hasnas


John Hasnas is a professor of business at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and a professor of law (by courtesy) at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, where he teaches courses in ethics and law. Professor Hasnas is also the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics. He joins me to contrast the lessons of two of his recent articles on two different types of diversity in higher education.

1. The Surprising Obstacle Mizzou and Yale Face in Increasing Diversity - Fortune, November 2015 - http://fortune.com/2015/11/21/the-surprising-obstacle-mizzou-and-yale-face-in-increasing-diversity/
2. The One Kind of Diversity Colleges Avoid - The wall Street Journal, March 2016 - http://faculty.msb.edu/hasnasj/GTWebSite/Diversity.htm

Opening Monologue:
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Can top-down limitation on intellectual diversity become a bottom-up elimination of intellectual diversity?

-How faculty search committees actual work
-Faculty diversity is about gender, minority, ethnic backgrounds
-No effort to be inclusive of all ranges of opinion - political or philosophical
-How much of this conscious and how much of it is unconscious?

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