UT-Austin lays off employees to comply with Texas’ DEI ban

  • UT-Austin lays off employees to comply with Texas’ DEI ban

    Posted by Gatherer  on April 2, 2024 at 8:30 PM

    The University of Texas at Austin has reportedly laid off dozens of employees to comply with Texas’s DEI ban that went into effect earlier this year. 

    The school laid off 60 employees who worked in the diversity, equity and inclusion programs, including 40 who were in the Division of Campus and Community Engagement, according to the Austin American-Statesman, citing three sources familiar with the matter. 

    The shake-up in the university comes as the institution looks to better comply with Senate Bill 17, a law greenlighted last year that banned DEI initiatives at public universities. The bill went into effect early

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