In observance of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine and DiverseEducation.com have produced a special report, including features and multimedia content, to highlight the war’s legacy on contemporary U.S. society. Launched in February, the report will be updated with features on the commemoration of key Civil War events and other developments between 2011 and 2015.
In this unique series, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education honors the life and career of Xavier University of Louisiana President Norman Francis. For more than four decades, Francis has led the private, historically Black, New Orleans-based university to exemplary accomplishment and achievement. Diverse recounts the challenges Francis faced and triumphs that are credited to his leadership. Please read and join the discussions at the end of each story in the series. ARG
In this series on India and higher education, Diverse correspondent Jamaal Abdul-Alim documents trends and events in academic and research institutions that are helping transform the world?s largest democracy. The profiles of students, scholars, and administrators documented in this series provide a compelling tapestry of technological, social and academic innovation in 21st century India. Please enjoy the series and join the story discussions on what higher education is accomplishing in India.