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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NABILA EL-BASSEL has been named University Professor at Columbia University. Most recently, she served as the Willma and Albert Musher professor of social work at Columbia. El-Bassel received a bachelor’s degree from Tel Aviv University in Israel, a master’s degree in social work from the Hebrew University School of Social Work in Israel and a Ph.D. from the Columbia University School of Social Work.
LARISSA LITTLETON-STEIB has been named chancellor of Delgado Community College. Most recently, she was chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College. Littleton-Steib received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Xavier University of Louisiana and a Ph.D. in urban higher education from Jackson State University.
JACQUELINE M. GILL has been appointed president of Danville Community College. Prior to her new role, she served as president of Metropolitan Community College. Gill earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.