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Others Should Follow University of Florida’s Termination of DEI

Posted on AllSides March 7th, 2024
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Last week, the University of Florida peremptorily announced that it had ended its ill-fated experiment with DEI. “The University of Florida,” the college’s missive confirmed, has “closed the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer, eliminated DEI positions and administrative appointments, and halted DEI-focused contracts with outside vendors.” Going forward, the university explained, the more than $5 million per year that was being spent on the initiative will be redirected into “a faculty recruitment fund.” And they say that nothing ever changes!

UF’s move brought it into full compliance with a recently passed Florida statute that...

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