Diversity officers should help cultivate a campus climate where coalitions are built to benefit underserved student populations and where the historical trauma experienced by various minority groups is addressed. That’s what experts said during a plenary panel discussion Friday at the 13th annual conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.
A persistent science and technology gap between White and non-White students and crippling student debt are two key education issues addressed in the National Urban League’s 2018 “State of Black America” annual report.
Dillard University’s School of Nursing received initial approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) last week to actualize its pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. The announcement last week ended a period of inactive admissions at Dillard for the pre-licensure baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs during the 2017-2018 academic year, following a […]
A report, titled “A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions,” lists the colleges and universities that have been able to address this gap as well as those where the disparity is still strong
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MINOU DJAWDAN SPRADLEY has been appointed vice president for academic affairs at the Southwestern Community College District. Most recently, she served as vice president of instruction at San Diego City College. Spradley received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Goucher College and a doctorate in biology from the University of California, Irvine.
DILCIE PEREZ has been named vice president/assistant superintendent of student services at Cerritos College. Prior to her new role, she served as dean of student life & judicial affairs at MiraCosta Community College District. Perez earned a bachelor’s degree from California State University San Marcos, a master’s degree in administration from Central Michigan University and an Ed.D. from San Diego State University.
AVIS PROCTOR has been appointed the sixth president of Harper College. Currently, she is the president of Broward College’s North Campus. Proctor received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education from Florida A&M University, a master’s degree in teaching mathematics from Florida Atlantic University and a doctoral degree in higher education from Florida International University.