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Review the following Recruitment scenario and select the correct answer based on the insight gained from the Increasing Women in Neuroscience course. This question was adapted from the Committee on Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) scenarios from the ADVANCE Program at the University of Michigan.

You are at a dinner with a faculty candidate. A senior colleague in your field addresses the candidate, “I know that we are not supposed to ask these things, but do you have a spouse or partner who will need a position? Or do you have any children and want to know about the school system? Is there anything I can do to help?”

Which of the following statements best characterizes this situation?