University document seeks faculty that ‘speaks, acts, and dresses’ to connect with minority students

Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis’ hiring guidance advises that potential hires speak, act and dress ‘in ways that authentically resonate with racially minoritized students’

public university in Indiana’s new guidelines for inclusive hiring emphasizes equity credentials over traditional merit — and even suggests new professors should talk, dress and act “in ways that authentically resonate” with racial minorities.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis’s Office of Academic Affairs issued a document obtained by Fox News Digital that outlines “Inclusive Faculty Search Practices” to improve hiring, advising committees should “move away from abstract conceptions of ‘merit’ and ‘fit.”

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