On what grounds should academic decisions be made? I mean decisions about hiring, tenure, and promotion, as well as decisions about curricula and standards, about styles of teaching, about admitting students to university?
On academic grounds alone is one answer, the answer I favour. Another answer is on grounds also of diversity, equity, or inclusiveness.
Department of Philosophy
Saint Mary’s University
A shortened version appeared in University Affairs, http://www.universityaffairs.ca/saving-the-integrity-of-the-university.aspx
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