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$2.3 million

The amount of money earmarked for diversity, equity and inclusion programs at the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill campus. On Monday, the university’s board of trustees voted to shift the funds to campus police.

“The initial idea of DEI has been expanded to a cultural indoctrination that is divisive,” said Dave Boliek, who chairs the board’s budget committee. “And I have not observed any return on investment to the citizens and to the university community, and so it’s time to move on.”

(Inside Higher Ed — May 14, 2024)

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