Irrelevant discussions of who’s more qualified

Posted: December 18, 2016 by jennysaul in failure to perceive problem, Not sure what to call this one!

Another faculty member (a male) and myself were being considered for the same administrative role in my department. My qualifications are unambiguously superior to his. When I pointed this out, one of the decision-makers said at a meeting, “Let’s not get bogged down in irrelevant discussions about who is more qualified than whom.”

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