Diversity officers should help cultivate a campus climate where coalitions are built to benefit underserved student populations and where the historical trauma experienced by various minority groups is addressed. That’s what experts said during a plenary panel discussion Friday at the 13th annual conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.
A persistent science and technology gap between White and non-White students and crippling student debt are two key education issues addressed in the National Urban League’s 2018 “State of Black America” annual report.
Dillard University’s School of Nursing received initial approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) last week to actualize its pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. The announcement last week ended a period of inactive admissions at Dillard for the pre-licensure baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs during the 2017-2018 academic year, following a […]
A report, titled “A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions,” lists the colleges and universities that have been able to address this gap as well as those where the disparity is still strong
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GEORJ LEWIS has been appointed interim president at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. Prior to his new role, he was vice president for student affairs at Georgia Southern University. Lewis received a bachelor’s degree in business/accounting and a master’s degree in counseling from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania andan Ed.D. from Georgia Southern University.
PATRICIA WILLIAMS LESSANE has been appointed associate vice president for academic affairs at Morgan State University. She currently is executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston. Lessane received a bachelor’s degree from Fisk University, a master’s degreefrom Dartmouth College and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
JOYCE MCCONNELL has been named the first female president of Colorado State University. She currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at West Virginia University. McConnell earned a bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College, a Master of Laws from the Georgetown University Law Center and a J.D. from Antioch School of Law.