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NCAA Hockey Representatives Create Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative
A group of 27 NCAA student-athletes, coaches, and administrators – including people from all 11 NCAA Division One conferences – have created the College Hockey for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, Drive4Five reported.
February 12, 2021
Ozarks Technical Community College Appoints First Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Daniel Ogunyemi has been appointed Ozarks Technical Community College’s (OTC) first director of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). According to census data, 8% of residents in OTC’s 12-county service region are non-white. Yet, non-White enrollment in the school system is 18%. One of Ogunyemi’s first goals is to listen. “I want to listen to anybody willing […]
February 12, 2021
In the Wake of Social Protests, Colleges and Universities Hire Chief Diversity Officers
In the wake of ongoing protests, followed by a string of police brutality cases against unarmed Black men and women in 2020, colleges and universities began spotlighting racial injustices on their campuses.
February 11, 2021
University of Georgia Creates DEI Award in Diversity Advocate’s Honor
The University of Georgia has created a new award in honor of diversity advocate and professor Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, according to UGA officials. For 33 years, Bennett-Alexander – a UGA associate professor emeritus – taught employment law and legal studies at the school’s Terry College of Business. The annual Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander Inclusive Community Award will be […]
February 11, 2021
New Chief Belonging Officer Takes On Role at Albion College
Keena Williams is no stranger to Albion College. Williams graduated from the private Michigan college in 2009 and took on various positions at the school before she was recently tapped to serve as the college’s new chief belonging officer and Title IX coordinator. As chief belonging officer, Williams will serve in Dr. Mathew Johnson’s presidential […]
February 10, 2021
Dr. Christopher Manning Appointed First Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer at USC
Dr. Christopher Manning will be University of Southern California’s first chief inclusion and diversity officer, effective March 1, according to USC officials. Previously, Manning was an assistant and associate provost for academic diversity for approximately five years at Loyola University Chicago. He was the school’s first assistant provost for academic diversity. Since 2008, he has […]
February 9, 2021
Carnegie Mellon Hires Inaugural Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Following a national search, Carnegie Mellon University has appointed Dr. Wanda Heading-Grant its inaugural vice provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and chief diversity officer. Currently vice president for DEI at the University of Vermont, Heading-Grant will also hold a faculty appointment as a Distinguished Service Professor in the Heinz College of Information Systems and […]
January 19, 2021
Albany State University Launches Centers for Diversity, Inclusion and Social Equity
Albany State University has launched its Albany State University Centers for Diversity, Inclusion and Social Equity, according to Albany State President Dr. Marion Ross Fedrick. The center will educate students and others about what supports people of different backgrounds, such as in terms of race, gender, ability, age and sexual orientation. “The aim of the […]
January 12, 2021
Dr. Juliana Mosley Shares Her Journey Through Academia
Dr. Juliana Mosley considers herself an “educator through and through.” Her career began in the Houston Independent School District, where she worked as a high school teacher, while juggling teaching night classes at a local community college.
December 9, 2020
The PhD Project Panel Focuses on Building the Pipeline
The PhD Project — a non-profit organization working to increase the diversity of business school faculty since 1994 — held its annual conference virtually and hosted its second annual talk titled “Wonder Women Diversity Discussion” to strategize about how best to build the talent pipeline in diversity for unrepresented students pursuing business degrees and Ph.D.’s.
November 20, 2020
Gerald L. Hector: UCF’s New Senior Vice President for Admin and Finance
The University of Central Florida (UCF) has selected Gerald L. Hector as its new senior vice president for administration and finance. Hector held leadership roles at Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Johnson C. Smith University. Currently, he holds the role of executive vice president and chief business officer at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, where […]
November 11, 2020
Hrabowski: Reversing Structural Racism at Higher Ed Institutions Starts with Equity
Scholars from The University of Maryland in Baltimore County (UMBC) recently wrote a piece on how to tackle — and reverse — structural racism amid the racial tensions which 2020 has exacerbated. In it, they argue that higher education must lead in those efforts.
November 8, 2020
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