University of Washington investigation discovers race was wrongly considered in faculty hire

The University of Washington found race was “inappropriately considered” in a recent faculty hire, it admitted last month.

After the review was completed in September, the results indicated that race was inappropriately considered in the hiring of an assistant professor position in the department and violates university policy.

The race-based hiring of the assistant professor was completed even after the faculty received guidance from leadership that such a practice was inappropriate.

The Department of Psychology faced several penalties after the investigation, such as being barred from conducting searches for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions for at least two years.

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