ASHE has become a woke joke

A colleague sent this to me. They searched the latest Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) conference program for the following terms, to see how many sessions came up: qualitative = 74 identity = 69 diversity = 46 inclusion = 27 oppress = 23 critical race = 22 privilege = 21 quantitative = 19 student affairs = 16 consciousness = 15 social justice = 13 regression = 13 white...

Yet another reason why ASHE sucks

ASHE being the Association for the Study of Higher Education, of course. An anonymous correspondent sent me this quote, from a review of their ASHE conference proposal they just received: Finally, while I fully understand that “control” and “treatment” are generically used terms in statistical analysis, the use of them in the way that they are here is somewhat offensive...

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