Study Finds Wealth More Advantageous Than Smarts

A recent report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce examines differences in opportunity of achieving the American Dream by analyzing the academic and financial status of people at various points from kindergarten to early adulthood.

Knight Foundation and College Pulse Release Report on Free Expression on College Campuses

A new report by College Pulse, with support from the Knight Foundation, examines student attitudes on freedom of expression and inclusion on college campuses, building upon the findings from an earlier study released in 2018.

Fast Facts on Latinos in Higher Education

The compilation from Excelencia in Education includes information on affordability, institutional capacity, retention and transfer, and workforce preparation, among others.

CUPA-HR Releases Annual Report on Administrators in Higher Education

CUPA-HR recently released its annual report on administrators in higher education highlighting key data on a variety of individual characteristics including gender, race and ethnicity, faculty status, and salary.

Florida HBCU Works to Advance Its Women STEM Faculty

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has launched an initiative to improve the campus climate for women faculty in STEM and social and behavioral science fields.

Infographic: Presidents of Minority Serving Institutions

Who are the presidents of minority serving institutions (MSIs) and how do they approach diversity and inclusion on campus? A new ACE infographic draws upon data from the American College President Study 2017 to highlight MSI presidents, their work, and their views of the college presidency.

Recommendations From MSIs on Preparing Teachers for Diverse Schools

Minority Serving Institutions have a long record of preparing teacher candidates to better teach students of color in K-12 schools. Bellwether Education Partners drew upon the experiences of these institutions, existing literature, and other sources to provide recommendations to all types of institutions on how to improve their teaching programs.

ACE2019: Ensuring the Success of Men of Color

ACE Vice President Lorelle Espinosa moderated a panel during ACE2019 on “Ensuring the Success of Men of Color: Lessons from Two Statewide Consortia,” featuring panelists Juan Sánchez Muñoz, president of the University of Houston, Downtown; Victor Sáenz, department chair and associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin; and William Franklin, vice president of student affairs for California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Faculty Survey Reveals Differences in Perspectives on Campus Climate by Race and Gender

The Higher Education Research Institute has collected data from over half a million faculty at more than 1,100 colleges over the past three decades. The 2016-17 HERI faculty teaching survey highlights differences in perception of campus climate among faculty members.

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and Victor Thomas Receive 2019 Dr. John Hope Franklin Award

The Dr. John Hope Franklin Awards Reception was held Monday evening at ACE2019. Diverse: Issues in Higher Education announced the awardees last month: Harvard historian Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and Michael T. Nettles, a nationally recognized as a top policy researcher on educational assessment, student performance and achievement and educational equity.

Black Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities

The Education Trust has published a new report that examines how well each state’s public colleges and universities are serving Black students.

What the Outrage Over Blackface Overlooks

We are rightly taken aback by racist yearbook photos and other symbols. But we talk much less about what they represent: the longstanding, systemic racism that permeates the lives of people of color, including critical issues linked to college access and success.