Create a free Diverse: Issues In Higher Education account to continue reading

Columbia University to Offer Six Additional Graduation Ceremonies for Different Races, Ethnicities and Others

Columbia University will offer six additional graduation ceremonies based on race, ethnicity and other self-identifying factors of undergrad students, USA Today reported.

Columbia University E1615995302786The new options are Native, Asian, Latino and Black, Lavender (for LGBTQ+ students) and first-generation and low-income. These events – open to all students – are in addition to the university-wide commencement ceremony.

β€œThese events provide a more intimate setting for students and guests to gather, incorporate meaningful cultural traditions and celebrate the specific contributions and achievements of their communities,” read a statement on Columbia’s website.


The trusted source for all job seekers
We have an extensive variety of listings for both academic and non-academic positions at postsecondary institutions.
Read More
The trusted source for all job seekers