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UCLA adopts diversity class requirement for undergraduates
UCLA adopts diversity class requirement for undergraduates

UCLA's Legislative Assembly gave final approval Thursday to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, according to campus officials. The assembly voted 85 to 18 in favor of the measure, with four abstentions. The requirement already applies to incoming freshmen starting next fall, and extends to transfer students in 2017. The measure was previously approved by a faculty group and various college committees. The much-debated requirement has been proposed and rejected three times in the last two decades. UCLA Chancellor Gene Block has been a proponent of the diversity classes, saying they would help students...

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