Diverse Hiring - Higher Education
by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

Though the discourse of diversity on campus has been subsumed by a “bigger political landscape,” America’s colleges and universities still must fight to make the professoriate more reflective of the nation as a whole.

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by Jamaal Abdul-Alim

“It’s not enough to hire diverse faculty,” said Stephen Jordan, president of Metropolitan State University of Denver. “You’ve got to get them to promotion and tenure.”

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by Emil Guillermo

A married Asian American couple — both a former and current faculty member of the University of Michigan — have charged the school with violations of the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act.

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by Catherine Morris

In total, 36 states have projected deficits for the coming year and, historically, budget shortfalls have had an outsize effect on public institutions of higher education.

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2017 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

   California State University Channel Island

"I am honored that California State University Channel Islands (CI) has been selected as one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs (2017) for the third consecutive year ..."

Dr. Wm. Gregory Sawyer
Vice President for Student Affairs

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On the Move >>

ANGELIA MILLENDER has been appointed president of Century College. She has served since 2014 as president of Olive-Harvey College. She earned her bachelor’s from Chicago State University. Millender also was district vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Broward College.

RODERICK FERGUSON, professor of African American studies and gender and women’s studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been named president-elect of the American Studies Association. Ferguson earned a bachelor’s from Howard University and master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of California, San Diego.

JACQUELINE A. TRAVISANO has been named executive vice president for business and finance and chief operating officer of the University of Miami. Travisano has served as Norfolk State University’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2011. She has a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership from NSU, a master’s from Chatham University and a bachelor’s from Robert Morris University.

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Issue Date: 05/04/2017
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