A six-month investigation into allegations of discrimination against Black and female employees at Manchester Community College (MCC) has found a “history of culture/climate issues with racial undertones,” Hartford Courant reported. The investigation was done by Nicholas D’Agostino, director of equal employment opportunity for Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. “There is sufficient evidence to suggest that […]
Higher ed officials discussed how employers can improve and diversify their student recruiting efforts during a virtual panel hosted on Tuesday by career network Handshake.
Dr. Lena Hill, Washington and Lee University’s dean of its College of Arts and Sciences since July 2018, has been selected as the school’s new provost, effective July 1, 2021.
The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) Institute recently hosted a virtual “Higher Education Leadership Symposium” based on a new white paper — developed by TIAA in collaboration with EY-Parthenon — that spoke to the future of operating models and student success at higher ed institutions, given the financial constraints of COVID-19.
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JESSE F. KANE has been appointed senior vice president for student success and enrollment management at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. He has been serving as vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Fort Valley State University in Georgia. Kane holds a bachelor’s in biology and a master’s in counseling psychology from Bowie State University. He’s currently completing a doctorate in higher education administration from Morgan State University.
ARIFA RAZA has been named assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology at Washington State University. Raza has most recently been on the staff at the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center. She holds a master’s degree in justice studies from Arizona State University; a Ph.D. in ethnic studies from the University of California, Riverside; and a juris doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was editor-in-chief of the Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review.
MESHEA L. POORE has been named president of the Big 12 Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. Vice president for equity, diversity, and inclusion at West Virginia University, Poore holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Howard University and a juris doctorate from the Southern University Law Center.