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Liberty University’s Former Head Football Coach Returns in Diversity Role

| August 4, 2020
Former Liberty University head football coach Turner Gill, who retired in December 2018, is ret [...] Read more

West Coast Conference Adopts ‘Russell Rule,’ a Hiring Diversity Initiative

| August 3, 2020
The West Coast Conference, or WCC, said on Monday it has created and adopted the “Russell Rul [...] Read more

Pitt Diversity Forum Brings Together Higher Ed Stakeholders to Confront Systemic Racism

by | July 30, 2020
Over 12,000 educators and students around the world convened virtually this week to participat [...] Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Need to Diversify Healthcare Workforce

by Lois Elfman | July 16, 2020
The pandemic’s devastating impact on communities of color clarifies the need for diversity am [...] Read more

After Black Athletes’ Demands, UT Austin Announces Host of Changes to Enhance Diversity

| July 13, 2020
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) on Monday said it will retain its controversial [...] Read more

Syracuse U Creates New Position, Names a Diversity Director for Athletics

| July 10, 2020
Syracuse University has appointed a director for diversity in campus sports, creating a new pos [...] Read more

How “Different” Will Post-COVID Higher Education Be, Especially for “At-Risk” Students?

by | July 1, 2020
How are institutions preparing to deal with access to technology issues? While I can imagine ma [...] Read more

Sallie Mae Fund Commits $4.5 Million to Promote Diversity in Higher Education

| June 25, 2020
Sallie Mae Fund, the charitable arm of private student lender Sallie Mae, said on Thursday it w [...] Read more

U of Alaska President Resigns After Criticism of His Vision, Comments on Diversity

| June 23, 2020
The University of Alaska’s president Jim Johnsen resigned Monday after weekslong criticism fr [...] Read more

U of Alaska President Apologizes for Comments on Diversity

| June 17, 2020
University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen on Tuesday apologized for not acknowledging “my ow [...] Read more

Ohio Wesleyan University Implements New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative

by LaToya Robinson |
This week, Ohio Wesleyan University—the private liberal arts university located in Delaware, [...] Read more

Texas A&M System Creates $100 Million Fund to ‘Address Diversity Issues’

| June 16, 2020
The Texas A&M University System will create a special $100 million scholarship fund “to a [...] Read more

Champlain College Launches Virtual Gap Program

by | June 15, 2020
For students looking to delay their college start date due to the impact of COVID-19, Champlain [...] Read more

Universities Plan Fall Initiatives to Address Systemic Racism and Police Brutality

by | June 12, 2020
As protests continue across the nation after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and oth [...] Read more

Pledging to Disrupt Systemic Racism in Higher Education Advocacy

by Kyle Southern |
I have sat uncomfortably on raised chairs during enough panels with only other White speakers. [...] Read more