November 1, 2012

Does the proliferation of online courses undercut the "diversity" rationale?

By Joshua P. Thompson Senior Attorney

It appears as if the Univerisity of Texas is significantly increasing its offering of online courses.  These will be availble to students throughout the world.  But, doesn’t this further undercut the University’s purported interest in attaining the benefits that flow from a diverse student body?  How can a university student achieve the benefits of “diversity” if she is sitting in front of a computer?  PLF friend, John Rosenberg, has more over at his excellent blog, Discriminations.

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