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Darryl Paulson: Do universities discriminate in hiring?

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Universities are touted as bastions of diversity whose prime role is to encourage students to engage in critical thinking, ask tough questions and expose themselves to a diversity of ideas and opinions. If that is the mission of the university, they have dismally failed. Diversity is respected, up to a point, as long as it doesn’t include ideological diversity. As liberal commentator Nicholas Kristof observed in a recent New York Times op-ed, “We progressives believe in diversity, and we want…

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Jeff Atwater kicks-off Florida Chamber’s Insurance Summit with message of optimism

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CFO Jeff Atwater kicked off the Florida Chamber of Commerce‘s annual Insurance Summit convention in Orlando Monday with a message of optimism Citing a list of past successes for state insurers including reforms to the state workers’ compensation regime back in 2003 (“I thought that was a busy summer!” he noted wryly, referring to the Tallahassee budget travails of this year), Atwater told the crowd he is “really excited” to take part in the Summit. Atwater noted that in his tenure, the state has arrested…

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