Diversity - Higher Education

For Medina, Being Administrator Makes a Difference

by Gia Savage | October 16, 2017
Dr. Carlos Medina, vice chancellor and chief diversity officer for the State University of New [...] Read more

University of Cincinnati to Allow White Nationalist to Speak

by Dake Kang, Associated Press |
CLEVELAND — The University of Cincinnati says it will allow White nationalist leader Richard [...] Read more

University of Southern Maine Adds Prayer Room

by Associated Press |
PORTLAND, Maine — The University of Southern Maine is adding a new prayer room to better acco [...] Read more

Indiana Scholarships Fail to Attract Diverse Teachers

by Associated Press |
INDIANAPOLIS — Scholarships from an Indiana program meant to diversify and recruit the next g [...] Read more

Muñoz Pours His Heart Into Service

by Joseph Hong | October 12, 2017
Conversations about Dr. Mike Muñoz and his work at Rio Hondo College always seem to come back [...] Read more

University of Washington Feels Like ‘Home’ for President Cauce

by Joseph Hong |
During her time as president of the University of Washington, Dr. Ana Mari Cauce has been vocal [...] Read more

Scholar Researching Hispanic History in U.S. Higher Ed

by Catherine Morris | October 11, 2017
Conventional wisdom holds that Hispanics are a recent addition to the academy. Dr. Pablo Mitche [...] Read more

Univ. of Florida Urges Students to ‘Shun’ White Nationalist Event

by Associated Press |
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s president is urging students to stay away f [...] Read more

Zamudio Clearing Path for More Bilingual Educators

by Gia Savage |
Dr. Maria Luisa Zamudio’s career in higher education began in 2001, when she was a student at [...] Read more

Harper-Marinick Readily Shares ‘Gift’ of Providing Educational Opportunity

by Catherine Morris | October 10, 2017
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick invested her entire career in Maricopa Community College District, wo [...] Read more

Slur Found at Grace College Dorm Prompts Hate Crime Probe

by Associated Press |
WINONA LAKE, Ind. — A Christian college in northern Indiana says a racial slur found written [...] Read more

Indiana University Officials, Governor Announce $50M Opioid Recovery Effort

by Brian Slodysko, Associated Press |
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana residents are more likely to die from a drug overdose than a car crash [...] Read more

Anti-gay Vandalism Found Outside Kansas State Student Union

by Associated Press |
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State officials say an anti-gay slur was found outside the universit [...] Read more

University of Vermont Enshrines Healthy Living in Bricks and Mortar

by Lisa Rathke, Associated Press |
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Pledges by college students to eschew drugs and alcohol are old hat. Now th [...] Read more

Ortiz Works to Make Underrepresented Feel They Belong

by Joseph Hong | October 9, 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz of DePaul University says “imposter syndrome” permeates all levels of t [...] Read more