Yale has the luxury of a massive endowment, so unlike the many schools currently downsizing or closing, they can add pointless administrators.
The College Fix reports:
Yale to expand diversity office
Yale is expanding its diversity office, responding to the results of an independent survey that recommended adding staff to the school’s diversity bureaucracy as well as updating its diversity policies.
The school’s president, Peter Salovey, announced this week that the university “will rename and expand the Office for Equal Opportunities and Programs, or OEOP, and hire a new deputy secretary who will help implement diversity initiatives across the University campus,” The Yale Daily News reports.
Salovey undertook the changes following the conclusion of a report authored by Benjamin Reese, Jr., the Vice President for the Office for Institutional Equity at Duke University. Reese, Jr. was commissioned to investigate the school’s diversity apparatus following a racially charged incident on campus last year.
The report recommends, and the university will be implementing, several new policies:
As per the report’s recommendations, Yale will add staff to OEOP to ensure that the office can conduct timely investigations into harassment and discrimination complaints as well as further educate administrators and staff across the University on issues related to diversity and equity, Salovey said. Yale will also hire a new deputy secretary who will work with members of the University Cabinet to implement diversity and equity initiatives across Yale’s different schools and units…
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