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.
The American Indian College Fund recently released a brief, Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education, describing the continued invisibility of Native peoples as a primary concern for access and success in American higher education.
The National Association of College and University Attorneys will host a workshop April 3-5 in Seattle titled “The Ever-Evolving Field of Higher Education Discrimination Law: What You Need to Know Now.”
Excelencia in Education will begin accepting nominations Jan. 29 for this year’s Examples of Excelencia, the only national effort to recognize evidence-based practices to increase Latino student success in higher education.
Just as important as creating interest in STEM among students is achieving a more diverse STEM faculty. Having more role models can help students better imagine a similar career trajectory for themselves. Suzanna Rose of Florida International University looks at how institutions can pursue equity and representation among their faculty.
A recent report written by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities used data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System to examine the racial, ethnic, and gender diversity in engineering education in the United States.
Achieving equitable access to college for communities of color and recognizing and protecting institutional autonomy and freedom to construct a diverse campus that generates educational benefits for its students have been critical goals for ACE throughout its history.
Dialogue around the future of open expression on campuses requires us to think beyond surface expressions of civility. The University of Missouri’s Ashley Woodson looks at the idea of deep civility, which demands radically empathetic regard for others in shared spaces.
The College Board’s Access and Diversity Collaborative will host a webinar on Friday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. EST, on the 2018 Legal Landscape: Litigation and Agency Actions Regarding Federal Non-Discrimination Law in Higher Education.
New fellowship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students conducting research relevant to Native American communities and organizations is the latest result of Northwestern University’s (IL) efforts to address and rectify the historical mistreatment of Native Americans.
Traevena Byrd, vice president and general counsel at American University (DC), discusses the legal obligations college and university leaders need to consider when controversial speakers come to campus—and the importance of working with your office of legal counsel.