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Universities have always been value-laden institutions. In the past, the particular religious, political and scholarly principles underpinning academia were rarely explicitly acknowledged. Today, in contrast, values are discussed openly: almost every university has an institutional vision or mission statement. In The Diversity Delusion , Heather Mac Donald dissects the chief value driving the contemporary university: diversity.
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Send a question or comment using the form below. This message may be routed through support staff. If there were any justice in the world, Mac Donald would be knee-deep in Pulitzer Prizes and National Magazine Awards for her pioneering work. America is in crisis, from the university to the workplace. Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened divisions in our larger culture. Chaucer, Shakespeare and Milton? American history? Professors correcting grammar and spelling, or employers hiring by merit? Racist and sexist. Students emerge into the working world believing that human beings are defined by their skin color, gender, and sexual preference, and that oppression based on these characteristics is the American experience.