The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 3rd, 2014
Faculty members in the University of California at Los Angeles’s
College of Letters and Science have voted to require future
undergraduate students to take a course on diversity, after three
previous efforts to add such a requirement failed in the last two
Faculty members at the college, which enrolls about 85 percent of
UCLA’s undergraduates, approved the requirement by a vote of 332 to 303,
with 24 blank ballots. It will affect incoming freshmen in the fall of
2015 and transfer students in 2017.
UCLA’s chancellor, Gene D. Block, said he was pleased by the faculty vote.