Thursday, March 29, 2012

Duke University President Addresses the Issue of Race

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Filed in African-American History, Breaking News, Leadership on March 23, 2012

Each year Richard H. Brodhead, president of Duke University, addresses the annual meeting of the university faculty. This year, he chose to discuss the issue of race and its impact on the Duke University community.

Dr. Brodhead is a strong supporter of affirmative action in higher education and openly advocates for greater diversity in the student body, faculty, and staff at the university.

For the convenience of our readers, we reprint the entire contents of this important address below. The speech was delivered on March 22, 2012, in Durham, North Carolina.

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