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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HIEU NGUYEN has been appointed vice president for advancement at Harvey Mudd College. He previously served as executive vice president of the UCR Foundation and associate vice chancellor for development at the University of California, Riverside. Nguyen earned a bachelor’s degree in American Civilization from Middlebury College.
ASSATA ZERAI has been appointed vice president for equity and inclusion at the University of New Mexico, effective August 2019. She currently serves as associate provost for faculty excellence and a professor of sociology at the University of Illinois. Zerai earned a bachelor’s degree from Anderson University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
ERIC M. GLOVER has been named assistant professor adjunct of dramaturgy and dramatic criticism at the Yale School of Drama. He previously taught theater studies courses at the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York, Ithaca College and Swarthmore College. Glover earned a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College, a master’s degree from New York University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Princeton University.