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

by Lois Elfman | September 4, 2020
The Air Force’s first female African American fighter pilot is focused on helping others achi [...] Read more

Diversity Training For Students, Faculty and Staff at the University of Oklahoma Now Mandatory

by | August 30, 2020
The University of Oklahoma (OU) now requires online diversity training for all students, facult [...] Read more

George Floyd’s Death Has Revived Renaming Efforts as Institutions Reckon With Legacies of Racism

by Pearl Stewart | August 23, 2020
Pervasive demands for social justice following the death of George Floyd in police custody have [...] Read more

DOJ Investigation: Yale ‘Illegally Discriminates’ Against Asian American, White Applicants

by | August 16, 2020
Following a two-year investigation, the U.S. Justice Department determined on Thursday that Yal [...] Read more

No Longer Participating in Our Own Oppression

by Susan Shaw | August 13, 2020
Every day, institutions of higher education ask marginalized people to participate in their own [...] Read more

New Report Explores Recruitment and Retention for Academic Couples of Color

by | August 11, 2020
For his dissertation, Dr. Daniel Blake originally planned to focus on interventions for first-g [...] Read more

Seminar Aims to Diversify the U.S. Department of State

by | August 10, 2020
The Cox-State Department Diplomacy Seminar, a program by the Una Chapman Cox Foundation, is des [...] Read more

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Council of Excellence Launched

by | August 9, 2020
A group of diversity officers in college athletics is launching the Diversity, Inclusion, and E [...] Read more

Purdue Reverses Decision to Cut Some Directors Overseeing Ethnic Studies Programs

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Purdue University has walked back on its decision to eliminate 10 of the 16 directors of discip [...] Read more

New Nonprofit Hopes to Promote the Hire of More Minority Football Coaches

by | August 7, 2020
In his second year as the University of Maryland’s head football coach, Michael Locksley is h [...] Read more

Students and Faculty of Color Petition Against Leadership Change at Mizzou’s College of Education

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The removal of Dr. Kathryn Chval as dean of the University of Missouri College of Education con [...] Read more

University of Kentucky Partners With NAACP to Establish New Research Initiative

by Walter Hudson | August 6, 2020
The University of Kentucky is partnering with the National Association for the Advancement of C [...] Read more

Number of Black, Asian or Minority College Leaders in England Falls to About a Dozen

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The percentage of Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) principals in charge of higher educati [...] Read more

U of Kentucky Commits $10 Million for Research on Racial Disparities

The University of Kentucky said Wednesday it will fund an institute focused on researching race [...] Read more

American College of Financial Services Announces 15 Scholarships for HBCU Students

The American College of Financial Services will award 15 scholarships dedicated to students fro [...] Read more