Posts tagged: George Floyd - Diverse

Professor Who Posted ‘Abhorrent’ Tweets Withdraws His Resignation

| June 17, 2020
Scott Senjo, a Weber State University professor who resigned after posting “abhorrent” twee [...] Read more

Law Deans Establish Call to Action Website to Address Racism in Higher Education

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many Black women law deans stayed connected on Zoom and discu [...] Read more

Racism in Higher Education: Why HBCUs Are a Safe Choice in 2020

by Zachary C. Brown and Brandy M. Jones |
Colleges and universities across the nation are scrambling to address the Black Lives Matter pr [...] Read more

On Social Justice, Black Lives Matter and the Power of Prayer

by Bryant Keith Alexander |
As a Black Man in America I pray that God Bless the “Black Lives Matter” movement for its c [...] 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

Now, More than Ever, America Needs More Black Male Social Studies Teachers

by Tina L. Fletcher |
For Black students in America, having a same-race social studies teacher is extremely rare. Acc [...] Read more

At a Loss for Words After George Floyd: Three Actions in Lieu of Statements

by Patrice Rankine |
Race is foundational to our nation, its original sin. We live in a racist society, so we all do [...] 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

Gallaudet U Suspends Fraternity That Has ‘Become the Face of Systemic Racism’

Gallaudet University has suspended a fraternity that has “become the face of systemic racism [...] Read more

Clemson U to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Political Leader From its Honors College

Clemson University will remove the name of John C. Calhoun, a pro-slavery political leader and [...] Read more

Apple to Expand Recruitment From HBCUs as Part of its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative

Apple Inc. will expand its recruitment efforts at historically Black colleges and universities [...] 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

This Coach Wants the NCAA to Make Election Day a Mandatory Day Off for Athletes

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) should make Election Day a mandatory day of [...] Read more

More Than 60 California Community College Presidents Form Alliance to Actively Combat Campus Racism

by | June 11, 2020
The University of Southern California’s Race & Equity Center launches the California Communit [...] Read more

After Students Rally Behind Him, Wichita State U President Isn’t Fired by Board

After students strongly rallied behind him, the Kansas Board of Regents decided against firing [...] Read more