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bsuperintendent had proposed a plan whereby no more than b20 percent of so-called “other whites” would be hired or bpromoted to administrative positions in the first year, no bmore than 10 percent in the second year, and no other bwhites at all in the ensuing year, until the quota had been breached. In San Francisco, as in almost every other area, bthere was a disproportion of Jews among those who suf- bfered because of quotas and preferential treatment.

bOther examples of the preferential treatment and quota bsystem which will destroy Jews as a power can be seen in the bCity University of New York. Thus at the City College in bDecember 1970, an ethnic census of new full-time faculty bwas requested. At the same time, the process was repeated bthroughout the City University. Vice-Chancellor Timothy bHealy of City College asked for the city records, with a list of ball new full-time teachers. Each name was followed with bcolumns labeled “Race,” “Spanish-speaking,” and “place last bemployed.”

bIn general, racial censuses have been justified as they were bat City University as “Required to establish a formal affirma- btive action program to be eligible for certain federal con- btracts.” The usual headings are White, Black, Puerto Rican, bOriental, American Indian, Other Spanish Origin, and bOthers. Jews are others. There are not enough jobs for bcollege graduates. Competition is keen. There is a large bnumber of unemployed recipients of doctorates. Despite bthat, the Jewish graduate student was burdened with this badded albatross. It was obvious that the census was aimed at bthe younger faculty not on tenure; that the purpose was to bfind out which people could be replaced.

bPresident Riddle of John Jay College of the City Univer- bsity of New York stated that it is the policy of the school to brecruit without regard to race, color, or creed, but Item No. b4 of his own “affirmative action” policy stated: “A self- bevaluation inventory will be conducted periodically to de- btermine the extent to which the university is achieving equal bemployment objectives, and actions will be initiated as re- bquired to expand employment and promotion opportunity bavailable to minority groups.”

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