New policy to force Indiana University med school faculty to push diversity, equity and inclusion

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Indiana University’s medical school will require professors to prove a commitment to “diversity, equity, and inclusion” as part of their evaluations.

The Faculty Steering Committee at the IU School of Medicine voted in favor of legislation “requiring faculty to report activities in diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

The new requirement will be “phased in over the next three years,” according to an announcement from the university.

The College Fix reached out twice via email in the past week to the med school’s executive director of faculty affairs, Neelam Chand, and the media relations team, but neither responded to requests for comment. The Fix asked for an update and what the next steps are for this initiative.

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