squiddy Wrote:
Nov 30, 2012 10:42 AM
re: lowered standards - the word they use is "diversity", as in "We don't just admit the best-and-brightest, we want to create a diverse student body reflective of society at-large", a common-enough statement from admissions offices. "Diversity" as synonym for "racist." I suppose that means they should also accept felons, drug addicts, and high school drop-outs, if "diversity" is the ideal "end?" Not only do they admit students who aren't adequately prepared but those minorities who *are* admitted on their own merits are often dismissed as "charity cases" - I know an AA girl who was routinely subjected to unintentionally demeaning comments by classmates - liberal kids, who thought they were being "inclusive", just assumed ...