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Tag: Colorado State University
Study: Female Faculty and Caretakers Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19
A new study of ecologists and evolutionary biologists at U.S. colleges and universities reveals that female faculty and those who are caregivers, have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
December 16, 2020
10 Concrete Policy Changes PWIs Can Enact to Show Black Lives Matter
As senior leaders prepare for the fall semester, I would like to provide 10 concrete policies and practices that could positively impact the institutional climates for their Black populations.
June 25, 2020
Three-Fold Increase in Bias Incidents at Colorado State U in 2018-2019
Colorado State University (CSU) has experienced a three-fold increase in reports of bias, according to a review of 2018 and 2019 reports by the student-run newspaper, The Collegian, reported The Colorado Sun. In the fall of 2018, the university changed its bias reporting model to track not just hate crimes, but incidents of bias as well. […]
March 30, 2020
Colorado State -Pueblo to Offer State’s First Cannabis-Related Degree
Colorado State University (CSU) – Pueblo will offer the state’s first cannabis-related degree program this fall. Titled “Cannabis, Biology and Chemistry,” the program will focus on the underlying science in cannabis fieldwork by offering coursework similar to that of a double major in biology and chemistry as well as two areas of emphasis: natural products […]
February 10, 2020
Dr. Paul Broadie: A Seasoned Community College Administrator
Unlike most college presidents, Dr. Paul Broadie II has had the unusual task of balancing his time and leadership between two institutions, at the same time.
October 23, 2019
CSU Students Outraged After Lack of University Response Following Racist Social Media Post
Colorado State University (CSU) students seek reform on campus after the school’s lack of response to a racist photo on social media. Four CSU students posted an Instagram story in blackface and referenced the Marvel movie Black Panther with the caption “Wakanda forevaa,” 9News reported. Though CSU condemned the post, the school claimed the incident […]
September 16, 2019
Colorado State University Names Joyce McConnell First Female President
Colorado State University has selected Joyce McConnell as its first female president, pending approval from the university’s governing board. McConnell, who would replace outgoing president Tony Frank, currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at West Virginia University (WVU). Throughout her time at WVU, McConnell spearheaded efforts to advance gender equity at […]
March 18, 2019
Report Urges Increased College Support for ‘Invisible’ Native Students
Following the widely reported maltreatment of two indigenous students on a college campus visit last year, the American Indian College Fund initiated a collaborative project that has produced a study recommending ways to improve access, inclusion and equity for Native students seeking higher education.
February 5, 2019
CSU President Announces Plan to Step Down as CSU System Chancellor
Colorado State University (CSU) president Dr. Tony Frank has announced he will be stepping down from his duties in July 2019 and will start working full time as chancellor of the CSU system. Frank has been president of the university for ten years and helped accomplish its goals of increasing graduation rates and decreasing the […]
October 1, 2018
Police Detainment of Native American Brothers Sparks Campus Campaign
A campaign is set to launch at Colorado State University in response to an April 30 incident when two Native American brothers touring the campus were searched and detained by police, according to a press release issued this week. The American Civil Liberties Union, which is launching the,“Living While Black,” campaign and representing the brothers, […]
September 21, 2018
How to Not Kill Our Sons
This is a call to action. Stop killing our sons, literally and metaphorically. Make a connection, be an ally. The best allies are the individuals who listen, advocate and empower others to do the same.
May 15, 2018
Incidences of Campus Racial Intolerance Spark Calls for Change
Recent highly publicized incidences of racial intolerance at Duke, Yale, Colorado State and other universities have sparked calls for more proactive effort to make campuses more inclusive and welcoming to students of color.
May 10, 2018
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