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Still Separate, Still Unequal: American Indians and Election 2018  

by | October 20, 2018

To be sure, the legacy of conquest meant that American Indians and enslaved Africans were often

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Navigating Bias Incidents on Campus as an Administrator

Navigating Bias Incidents on Campus as an Administrator

by | October 18, 2018

During my tenure as an assistant dean of students, I was involved in a committee charged with r

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On Leaving Home

On Leaving Home

by | October 16, 2018

My mother consistently asks, “When are you coming home?” which is usually followed by, “D

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The Perfect Victim and the Perfect Judge —The New Challenge to Affirmative Action

The Perfect Victim and the Perfect Judge —The New Challenge to Affirmative Action

by | October 15, 2018

If it feels like we’ve been here before, we have. The use of race in college admissions

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Feminism, Womanism and Election 2018

Feminism, Womanism and Election 2018

by | October 12, 2018

As we stand a month away from the midterm elections, we do so as a record number of women of co

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Remembering Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, Champion of Affirmative Action

Remembering Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien, Champion of Affirmative Action

by | October 9, 2018

This past week, I was moved by the memorial for the late Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien. The first A

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Recognizing the Importance of Access and Social Capital

Recognizing the Importance of Access and Social Capital

by | October 8, 2018

Have you ever heard, “it’s not about what you know… it’s about who you know?” Unfortu

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The Promise of Cultural Competence and Higher Education for our Health

The Promise of Cultural Competence and Higher Education for our Health

by | October 4, 2018

I have made this point consistently in previous posts and will make it again: our health is our

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“The Stakes is High”

“The Stakes is High”

by | October 3, 2018

As we stand just one month away from the 2018 midterm elections, it is imperative to remind peo

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Is Higher Ed Responsible for Brett Kavanaugh? 

Is Higher Ed Responsible for Brett Kavanaugh? 

by | October 1, 2018

We know Brett Kavanaugh was at the White House days before his hearing on the Dr. Christine Bla

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My Student’s ‘A’ Paper

My Student’s ‘A’ Paper

by | September 24, 2018

A student of mine wrote a great paper that I would like to share, explaining how racial conside

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Improving Financial Literacy Among Students of Color, Especially Millennials

Improving Financial Literacy Among Students of Color, Especially Millennials

by | September 21, 2018

Time and time again, I overhear people speaking about how they wish they would have learned the

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Climate Change is a Diversity Issue for Higher Ed

Climate Change is a Diversity Issue for Higher Ed

by | September 17, 2018

The extreme heat this year has turned much of my state into a giant tinderbox. I’ve seen the

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Easing The Transition: 3 Pieces of Advice for Supporting First-Generation or Underrepresented Students on Your Campus

Easing The Transition: 3 Pieces of Advice for Supporting First-Generation or Underrepresented Students on Your Campus

by | September 11, 2018

Thousands of students are entering college or graduate school for the first time and those who

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An Open Letter from the “Hot Tamale” aka Your Latina Professor

An Open Letter from the “Hot Tamale” aka Your Latina Professor

by | September 10, 2018

Unfortunately, I have learned through the years the act of performing “what a professor looks

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