Posts tagged: Public Policy - Diverse

Lawmakers Press Justice Dept. on Intentions Regarding Higher Ed Inclusion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 21, 2017
Several Democratic lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration for clarity on the question [...] Read more

Civil Rights Leaders: Higher Ed Needs More Engagement After Charlottesville

by Emil Guillermo | August 14, 2017
President Trump may have taken two days to specifically call out the KKK, neo-Nazis and White s [...] Read more

Experts: Intimidation at Heart Department of Justice Plan

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 2, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice’s recently revealed plan to investigate and sue colleges that [...] Read more

Senators Push for Expanded Childcare Support for Low-income Students

by Catherine Morris | August 1, 2017
Legislation reintroduced in the Senate on Tuesday, the Child Care Access Means Parents in Schoo [...] Read more

Report: Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges’ Affirmative Action Admission Policies

by Diverse Staff |
The Trump administration plans to have the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil rights division [...] Read more

Department of Education Scrapping Plan for Single Student Loan Servicer

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
The U.S. Department of Education announced late Tuesday that it was reversing course on its pla [...] Read more

Colleges Urged to Be Inclusive of International Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 31, 2017
Colleges and universities must begin to think of international students more as part of the ove [...] Read more

Vanderbilt Hospital Settles Medicare Lawsuit for $6.5M

by Associated Press |
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After six years in court, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has settled [...] Read more

Chancellor Writes in Support of UNC Center for Civil Rights

by Martha Waggoner, Associated Press |
RALEIGH, N.C. — A ban on courtroom work for a University of North Carolina center that repres [...] Read more

Guillermo: Undocumented Student Finds Her Golden Door, Hopes to Help Others

by By Emil Guillermo | July 30, 2017
Cheska Mae Perez isn’t a Latino name. She’s 19, a Filipino immigrant, whose example speaks [...] Read more

Trump Relegates Transgender Americans to Ranks of Second-Class Citizens

by | July 26, 2017
On July 26, 2017, President Donald J. Trump announced -- via Twitter, of course -- that transge [...] Read more

Trump Sued for Blocking Some of His Critics on Twitter

by Associated Press | July 11, 2017
NEW YORK — First Amendment advocates are suing President Donald Trump, saying some of his cri [...] Read more

Education Department Derided, Praised for Student Loan Protection ‘Pause’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 10, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education drew both scorn and praise Monday at a public hearing on its p [...] Read more

Judge Tosses Texas Professors’ Lawsuit Over Guns on Campus

by Associated Press | July 9, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by three University of Texas professo [...] Read more

Northwestern Opens Gender-neutral, Multi-stall Bathroom

by Associated Press | July 3, 2017
CHICAGO — Northwestern University officials say one of its institutes has become among the fi [...] Read more