Ohio State employs 150 diversity officials, to add more professors focused on social and racial justice

Ohio State University recently announced it plans to hire 50 faculty members focused on addressing social equity and racial disparities.

The news comes as an economics professor and higher education watchdog calculated that the public university currently employs 150 diversity officials at a cost of $12 million annually.

In a 2021 state of the university address, President Kristina Johnson stated last month that she was encouraged by the Task Force on Racism and Racial Inequities plan to hire 150 new faculty within a new initiative called RAISE, which stands for race, inclusion and social equity.

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