In this episode, Diverse host David Pluviose sits down with Dr. Tomás D. Morales, president of California State University, San Bernardino.
Listen in as Morales discusses the unique challenges facing first-generation students and his insights on how overwhelmed higher education institutions can make a difference in supporting diverse students.
Stressing that DEI work is still a work in progress, Morales shares his strategic plan to not only help students thrive but aid the success of all faculty and staff as well.
- Morales's journey in higher education leadership
- Unique challenges facing first-generation students in higher education
- The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board at CSU, San Bernardino
- Reflecting on Dr. Morales’s goals and plans for the future
- What does CSU, San Bernadino look like post-pandemic?
“Serving first-generation students is an ongoing challenge. We're far from perfect as a university community.”
“Creating these six DEI subcommittees is our attempt to institutionalize diversity, equity, and inclusion and to build a DEI culture into the structure of the university itself, across all departments and divisions.
Dr. Tomás D. Morales, president of California State University, San Bernardino
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