Diversity

Foundation provides millions for equity in the liberal arts

The Schuler Education Foundation plans to give $500 million to up to 25 liberal arts colleges -- including Bates, Carleton and Union -- to expand access for underserved students.

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How much do inequities in higher education cost?

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Georgetown University researchers estimate in a new report that the United States loses billions of dollars annually because of inequities in higher education.

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Study finds campus residence halls have racialized labels

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A new study of three universities found that certain dorms on their campuses were widely, but unofficially, considered off-limits for low-income students and students of color.

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Tribal colleges report pandemic-related challenges around mental health, persistence and internet access

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Lack of internet access, declining first-year enrollment and increasing student withdrawals are just some of the pandemic-related challenges. Many students have also lost family members to COVID-19.

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University of Richmond students demand removal of white supremacist names from campus buildings

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Black students at the University of Richmond are not happy that the name of a Black newspaper editor and civil rights activist will be added to a building alongside the name of a white segregationist and eugenicist.

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Black Auburn alumni, students say university needs to change

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Auburn University has come under fire for its diversity and inclusion -- or lack thereof -- before. Now alumni are fighting for real change.

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Liberal arts college presidents create diversity and inclusion alliance

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A group of new liberal arts college presidents of color has formed an alliance to collectively address issues of racial diversity, equity and inclusion on their campuses.

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What happens next for DACA -- and for college-aged students who want to apply for the first time?

In wake of Supreme Court ruling blocking Trump from ending DACA, the future of the program protecting young undocumented immigrants remains uncertain.

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AU administrators and students disagree on extent of racial problems on campus

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What happens when racial incidents are viewed differently by students who experience them in real time and administrators who try to address the incidents after the fact? At American University, the answer is complicated.

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For second time this year, judge says University of Iowa violated Christian group's rights

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For second time this year, federal court rules that University of Iowa breached group's First Amendment rights by de-registering it. This time, judge says individual administrators could be liable.

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