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UNG catalog cover raises furor, viral debate over diversity
University alters cover image on website after reaction
This original catalog cover featured a stock image that raised a furor over diversity issues.
Two white men in black suits happily cross a finish line, while a woman in a pantsuit falls behind and a black man in a shirt and tie stumbles in last place. An unfortunate choice of stock images made the cover of a University of North Georgia catalog, and critics are calling it discriminatory. The university’s Professional and Continuing Education course catalog for spring 2015 features the photo with the tagline “Why follow when you can lead!”