Indigenous Perspectives on Native Student Challenges in Higher Education

Success for Native American students requires that higher education be responsive to the unique values, needs, and perspective each student brings to campus. Robin Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn gives a primer on where colleges and universities can begin.

Let’s Talk About Race: An Interview With Kevin McDonald

The Let’s Talk About Race interview series captures the voices of prominent higher education scholars and leaders as they share their perspectives and experiences on race and ethnicity in higher education. Read the latest conversation with Kevin McDonald, vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia.

Faces of Dreamers: Carlos Aguilar, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Despite attending Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, 28-year-old Carlos Aguilar does not want to be your token Dreamer.

African American Borrowers Face Student Loan Crisis

Using recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education, a new brief from the Center for American Progress highlights the student loan crisis facing African American borrowers.

Challenges Faced by Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Students in Higher Education

A report published by Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars documents enrollment trends and educational attainment outcomes among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) students in higher education.

How Are Working Students Doing in College?

The Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University recently released a report on how socioeconomic and work status affect students’ academic and career outcomes.

Let’s Talk About Race: An Interview With Ronald A. Crutcher

The Let’s Talk About Race interview series captures the voices of prominent higher education scholars and leaders as they share their perspectives and experiences on race and ethnicity in higher education. Read the latest conversation with University of Richmond President Ronald Crutcher.

Faces of Dreamers: Arlin Karina Téllez Martínez, Trinity Washington University

Arlin Karina Téllez Martínez has no apologies to offer. She is a Dreamer, in more ways than one, and proud of it.

Diversifying the Teacher Workforce Through Pathway Programs for Latinx Students

In a report for New America, education policy writer Roxanne Garza examines the pathways into teaching for Latinx individuals.

Strategies to Advance Diversity at Colleges and Universities

A new report by the College Board and Education Counsel offers practical guidance on race- and ethnicity-neutral strategies and selection criteria (“plays”) to advance institutional diversity.

Let’s Talk About Race: An Interview With Sylvia Hurtado

The Let’s Talk About Race interview series captures the voices of prominent higher education scholars and leaders as they share their perspectives and experiences on race and ethnicity in higher education. Read the latest conversation with UCLA professor Sylvia Hurtado.

The 5 Percent: Action Steps for Institutions Investing in Women of Color

The face of the college presidency has changed in recent years, moving slowly away from the monolithic profile of the past (White men over the age of 60) to something more representative of the face of colleges and universities themselves.