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Dr. Andrea Tyler Aims to Increase Black Representation in STEM

by | May 13, 2021 After years of struggling to find a publisher, "Seeing The HiddEn Minority: Increasing the Tale Read more

A Consequential Leader: Q&A With Mark Mitsui, President of Portland Community College

by Allison Joyner |
Mark Mitsui, president of Portland Community College (PCC), has been a key voice for Asian Amer [...] Read more

Philadelphia Fed’s Webinar Focuses on Financial Impact and Challenges of COVID-19 on Higher Ed Institutions

by | May 12, 2021
Last year, campus-wide shutdowns resulted in financial reimbursement for students and employee [...] Read more

Leadership and Lived Experience: Q&A With Dr. Judy Sakaki, President of Sonoma State University

by Allison Joyner |
Dr. Judy Sakaki, president of Sonoma State University, has been committed to leading, developin [...] Read more

After Fighting to Gain Tenure, Dr. Paul Harris Leaves UVA on His Own Terms

by | May 11, 2021
Dr. Paul Harris—a Black scholar whose tenure denial at the University of Virginia (UVA) was r [...] Read more

Trinity, AU and Martha’s Table Partner to Offer Pathways Into Early Childhood Education Workforce

by | May 10, 2021
In an effort to create a more qualified workforce, the city of Washington D.C. increased its mi [...] Read more

Preserving the Past and Building the Future: Meet Historian Rhonda Gonzales

by | May 9, 2021
Dr. Rhonda Gonzales has one eye on the past and the other on the future. As a professor and cha [...] Read more

Hitting the Ground Running: A Q&A With Dr. S. David Wu, President of Baruch College

by Allison Joyner | May 7, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic hit just as Dr. S. David Wu, president of Baruch College, was celebrating [...] Read more

Higher Ed’s Most Common Rationale for Diversity Favors White Students More than Black

by | May 6, 2021
Ask a university administrator why they value diversity and they’ll likely give you one of tw [...] Read more

Partnership Aims to Address Teaching Shortages Within South Carolina

by | May 5, 2021
In an effort to address the dearth of teachers in the rural schools districts across South Caro [...] Read more

Report Offers Solutions to Increase Racial Equity in Math Pathways

by Lois Elfman |
A new report from Just Equations, a non-profit organization that seeks to re-envision mathemati [...] Read more

Report: Provosts Support More Data Collection About Students’ Basic Needs

by | May 4, 2021
A new report from Ithaka S+R has found that while community college provosts want to collect mo [...] Read more

Report Finds Workload Inequities Based on Faculty Members’ Race and Gender

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New research on faculty member workloads at colleges and universities across the country, indic [...] Read more

Huston-Tillotson University Partners With Apple to Increase Black Male Teachers

by | May 3, 2021
With the goal of diversifying the K-12 teaching pipeline, Huston-Tillotson University (HT) has [...] Read more

Meet the 2021 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Female Finalists

by Diverse Staff |
The Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award is a part of Diverse's quarter-century legacy of reco [...] Read more
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