Reporter’s Query

Does it seem like, during hard economic times, diversity initiatives are the first to go? A good number of students and faculty from colleges and universities around the country have started to cry foul because many budget cuts have come in diversity-themed offices and among their staff. Diverse is documenting these cuts but we need your help. Have you heard about diversity/equity cutting or downsizing at your institution? Have these programs/offices/departments been disproportionately affected by the cost-cutting efforts? Share your story or tip with Arelis Hernandez at