Faculty & Staff
Leadership & Policy
Judge: ‘UC System Must Stop Using SAT/ACT Scores For Admissions, Scholarship Decisions
The University of California system must stop using SAT or ACT scores when making admissions and scholarship decisions, ruled Alameda Superior Court Judge Brad Seligman on Tuesday, reports The Hill. The verdict arrives after a lawsuit earlier this year alleged that, by using SAT or ACT scores in admissions and scholarship decisions, the UC system […]
September 2, 2020
How Colleges Can Support Students With Disabilities During Remote Learning
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities across the country have rushed to move courses online, potentially overlooking the needs of students with intellectual, physical, emotional and behavioral disabilities.
April 13, 2020
College Autism Network Partners with NASPA to Expand Reach
The College Autism Network (CAN), a nonprofit founded by a Florida State University associate professor, will soon partner with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), hoping to expand its reach and support more college students with autism. Associate professor of higher education Dr. Bradley Cox founded the nonprofit in 2016 to address the […]
December 3, 2019
Tw(y)ce-Exceptional: Gifted Black Males in P-12 Education
The call from my college classmate was all too familiar—it started with “he’s super smart, but he struggles in some areas.” As a researcher and scholar who writes about the experiences of academically gifted Black males across the P-20 educational continuum, I welcomed this inquiry from my college classmate.
October 18, 2019
College of Saint Rose Receives Donation to Train Educators
The College of Saint Rose Thelma P. Lally School of Education recently received a $1.1 million gift to train educators to help children with disabilities and mental health needs. As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Project Targeting Healthy Resiliency in Vested Educators (THRIVE), the five-year grant will cover the majority of the tuition […]
October 17, 2019
Faculty & Staff
Access as Model: How Students with Intellectual Disabilities Can Improve Higher Education
If higher education programs for people with intellectual disabilities are to work to the fullest extent, students should not be merely included. Higher education should change to mark their valued presence.
September 13, 2019
Candidates of Size – Highlighting Sizeism in Job Searches
Fatphobia, also known as anti-fat bias and sizeism, continues to engender difficult experiences for our students and our colleagues and it manifests in many ways, including our job search processes.
February 11, 2019
CSUN Explorers Program to Benefit People with Disabilities
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) will begin a two-year program starting this fall called CSUN Explorers in hopes of increasing the employability and independence of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. CSUN Explorers is a postsecondary program accessible through the university’s Tseng College. Individuals in the program will not be earning a degree, but will […]
August 8, 2018
Students With Disabilities: We Want Our Fair Chance at College
Students with disabilities deserve access to higher education to achieve their dreams and goals like everyone else. That is the message several panelists delivered Thursday at a session on the Improving Access to Higher Education Act.
July 13, 2017
Silvers Continues to Lead Way for Disabled
Now completing her 50th year at San Francisco State University, Dr. Anita Silvers is a nationally prominent champion of disability rights.
April 26, 2017
Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint
A private college’s religious affiliation doesn’t automatically shield it from liability for racial discrimination, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has ruled.
April 12, 2017
How HBCUs Can Better Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities
A dearth of research has explored the experiences and need of students with disabilities at HBCUs.
December 8, 2016
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