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One ‘Forgotten’ Student Tells Her Story

Stephanie Land’s new memoir chronicles her journey to a bachelor’s degree as a poor single mother. She says higher ed leaders could learn something from her experience.

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Presidents Break With Supreme Court on Affirmative Action

Most college and university presidents disagree with the decision on race-conscious admissions and think it will reduce diversity in higher education—just not at their institutions, a new survey finds.

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Equity-Focused Possibilities for Dual Enrollment

A new Community College Research Center report examines the positive outcomes of expanding program participation to diverse student groups.

Michael Smith's Abundant University

Embracing Technology to Advance Equity

A Carnegie Mellon professor argues that higher education needs to embrace technology to help break down barriers to entry for students.

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How to Increase Socioeconomic Diversity at the Ivies

A new report says a 5 percent increase in low-income students admitted would result in more socioeconomic diversity among Ivy League students.

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For Selective Institutions, Progress and Backsliding on Socioeconomic Diversity

New York Times database shows some colleges have gained in socioeconomic diversity, but many have declined.

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From Lone Star College Custodian to Dean

Reyna Gómez Tippetts says community colleges are “the gateway for education” and provide an opportunity “to help you get to the next step.”

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Minority-Serving Institutions Lead on Student Economic Mobility

The second annual analysis by Third Way found that minority-serving institutions continue to provide students with more economic opportunity and mobility.