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Tag: Student Demographics
March Madness? It’s Not Just Basketball
March Madness — higher ed’s Springtime PR-fest known as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament — usually refers to when the spotlight catches underdogs like the University of California Irvine (UCI) Anteaters.
March 25, 2019
Diverse Conversations: Which Election Issues Really Matter to Minority College Students?
What do young people want from politicians and how can those politicians get those young people registered and to the polls?
March 9, 2016
‘Gifted’ Black Kids Not as Likely to Get Placed in Talented Programs
High-achieving, Black, elementary school students are much less likely than their White peers to receive assignments to gifted and talented programs in math and reading, according to a new study.
January 24, 2016
Wishful Thinking Won’t Erase Need for Race-Conscious Admission Policies
The U.S. Supreme Court wants to know: when will the nation’s colleges and universities no longer need race-conscious admission policies?
January 5, 2016
Company Removes Academic Details From Application Process
Ernst and Young (EY) in the United Kingdom recently announced that it is removing all academic and education details from its application process in an effort to increase diversity within the company.
October 19, 2015
SUNY Board Calls for Diversity Officers on Every Campus
The board of trustees for New York’s state universities has adopted a diversity policy calling for a chief diversity officer on every campus.
September 13, 2015
Va. Faith-based School Drops Same-Sex Marriage Hiring Ban
Eastern Mennonite University says it will no longer discriminate against job prospects who are in same-sex marriages.
July 21, 2015
Disability Studies Expert Seeks Better Understanding Through Communication
Dr. Amy Shuman says, “People with disabilities are competent because they are successfully communicating (in their own way).”
September 9, 2014
Black Diversity in Higher Ed? We are Not There Yet
Higher education’s notion of diversity is often very broad or even diluted to include a multitude of differences but often ignore race and ethnicity.
September 8, 2014
Booker T. Washington Descendant: Fight for Quality Education Constant
Amanda Washington, Booker T. Washington’s great-great granddaughter, assesses the state of education 50 years after the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
July 1, 2014
Samford Law’s Wendy Greene Uses Lessons of Civil Rights Movement to Fight Current Day Racial Inequality
This Diverse 2014 Emerging Scholar, inspired by the work of Thurgood Marshall and student-led sit-ins during the civil rights movement, is a sought-after speaker on racial and gender inequality in the workplace.
January 27, 2014
Calif. Higher Ed Leader: Demand-Based Funding Best Serves Underrepresented Groups
California Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Brice W. Harris says that the prospect of outcome-based funding poses the risk of forcing colleges to leave a whole generation of students behind.
December 24, 2013
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