CU launches diversity study

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado regents are conducting a survey to determine whether the school respects diversity for people who disagree on politics, race, gender and sexual orientation.

The survey, which was approved Thursday by University of Colorado regents, is planned for the upcoming school year on all campuses.

Some conservatives have expressed concern that many educators are too liberal, while other critics have complained that some school officials are intolerant of social differences.

In March, the university hired a history professor to be the resident conservative at the Boulder campus. Steven Hayward will serve as the school's first visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy, a temporary position paid by more than $1 million in private funds....



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