Indiana University School of Medicine approves ideological litmus test for faculty seeking tenure and promotion

Indiana University School of Medicine will require faculty seeking tenure and promotion to embrace and advance the school’s politicized framework of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Like similar policies at many other colleges and universities, this DEI mandate threatens faculty members’ academic freedom and First Amendment right to dissent from prevailing campus opinions on social and political issues.

On Monday, FIRE wrote IUSM explaining that it must not force faculty to choose between demonstrating their commitment to prescribed ideological views and suffering diminished career prospects.

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