Diversity

 
A student protester at the University of Florida holds up a sign that says, "Politicians leave us alone."
Feb 07, 2023
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has a plan to defund diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at state institutions. His playbook is based on model legislation from the Manhattan Institute.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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June 17, 2022
The legendary president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County will retire at the end of June after 30 years. He made the institution a leader in STEM education, particularly for Black students.
June 17, 2022
Differences in opinion about the current role and future prospects of Lincoln University raise bigger questions about the HBCU’s historical identity and public image. 
June 14, 2022
They and tribal colleges are mission-based institutions born out of the affirmative discrimination by the federal government.
June 7, 2022
Predominantly Black institutions need more attention and funding, Kurt L. Schmoke and Zaldwaynaka Scott write.
June 7, 2022
UMass-Boston aspires to be an antiracist institution. Some faculty members disagree with this, saying it’s limiting for a university. Others raise major concerns about the institution’s ongoing treatment of its Africana studies faculty.
June 6, 2022
University of St. Thomas Houston plans to launch a new associate degree program taught entirely in Spanish.
June 3, 2022
A killed book review and resulting racist backlash reveal the extent of white gatekeeping, ally performativity and outright racism in academe, Ambereen Dadabhoy and Erik Wade write.
May 31, 2022
Report finds incarcerated women enrolled in college programs at high rates but lagged in earning degrees in prison during the 2020–21 academic year. Scholars and program leaders say these students face unique barriers to completing college inside.
May 26, 2022
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is launching a $1.5 billion initiative to enhance diversity in the sciences. The program is named for the longtime UMBC president, who is retiring this year.
May 25, 2022
Editors and event organizers should not accept proposals from researchers representing institutions with policies that discriminate against LGBTQ students and staff, Kim Manturuk writes.

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