How many does it take to be "diverse"?

Philip E. Cleary philipcleary at RCN.COM
Mon Feb 18 19:41:07 UTC 2008

> I would expect that there are several here who have, as I have, seen
> individual students referred to as "diverse" because they are from
> some notable minority background. If these students add diversity,
> they must be diverse students, and so each one of them must be
> diverse, right?

I once heard someone say of a black job applicant, "I love his diversity."

Phil Cleary

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