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Report Details Framework for Gathering Data on Higher Ed in Prison

by Lois Elfman | September 16, 2020
To help advance momentum toward restoring Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated individuals, [...] Read more

Colby College’s New Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Hopes to ‘Lead From the Front’

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Dr. Tayo Clyburn was recently named dean for diversity, equity and inclusion at Colby College i [...] Read more

Education Leaders From Around the World Discuss Equitable Leadership Amid COVID-19

by | September 15, 2020
Education leaders around the world gathered for “Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined, [...] Read more

Air Force Takes Steps to Establish a More Inclusive Environment

by | September 11, 2020
To establish a more inclusive environment within the United States Air Force, the “Seek to Un [...] Read more

Lawmakers and University Leaders Explore the Future of Education at Virtual Summit

by | September 10, 2020
Education policy analysts, administrators and lawmakers gathered online on Thursday for The Hil [...] Read more

Vanderbilt’s Bass Military Scholars Program Helps Veterans Hone Skills Applicable to the Civilian World

by Lois Elfman | September 9, 2020
Honorably discharged military veterans may apply for $25,000 per year to pursue graduate studie [...] Read more

Campaign Focuses on Educator Experiences During COVID-19 Pandemic

by | September 8, 2020
To discuss ways to reduce further learning disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic and racial [...] Read more

Living History: Meet the First African American to Serve as Air Force Chief of Staff

by Lois Elfman | September 4, 2020
On June 9th, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. to become [...] Read more

The Air Force’s First Female African American Fighter Pilot Is Paving the Way For Women of Color

by Lois Elfman |
The Air Force’s first female African American fighter pilot is focused on helping others achi [...] Read more

Institutional Renaming Efforts Prompt a Reckoning Over the Legacy of Slavery and the Confederacy

by Katti Gray | September 2, 2020
For those who made the decision, dismantling James Madison University’s (JMU) almost century- [...] Read more

AU’s School of Education Implements Initiatives to Foster Antiracist Environment

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After students expressed their concerns to administration following the death of George Floyd a [...] Read more

Congressional Black Caucus Kicks Off Virtually

by | September 1, 2020
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) kicked off its Annual Legislative Confer [...] Read more

APLU Hosts Virtual 130th Anniversary of the Morrill Act of 1890

by | August 31, 2020
Over 600 higher education leaders and policymakers virtually attended an Association of Public [...] Read more

John Thompson Leaves a Legacy of Advocacy and Social Justice

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Coach John Thompson Jr., was not only the first Black coach to win a national championship in c [...] Read more

ACHA Issues New Guidance on Protecting Vulnerable Populations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

by B. Denise Hawkins | August 30, 2020
In a Q&A, Diverse speaks with Dr. Jean Chin, an associate clinical professor of medicine at Aug [...] Read more