Diversity

U.S. Supreme Court Schedules Oral Arguments On U of Texas Admissions

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 10 in a case challenging the use of affirmative action in undergraduate admissions at the University of Texas.

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Winners All: When Diversity Begets Diversity

We all want to be winners. That trait is truly universal. But as higher education in the United States increasingly “goes global,” —recruiting students across international lines—how do we overcome challenges of language, culture, and academic preparedness to ensure that, while some win, others do not lose?

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Regent: U of Colorado Needs 'Concerted Effort' Toward Political Diversity On Faculty

A University of Colorado regent suggested Friday that the board's vision statement include a line about the school making an effort to have political diversity on its faculty.

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UW System Protests Federal Cuts To Minority Scholarship Program

Juan Zalapa, a child of Texas and Guadalajara, now studies the genetics of cranberries at UW-Madison.

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For A Miami Dade College Student, Shift In Immigration Policy Falls Short

President Obama’s policy allowing undocumented students to remain in the United States leaves many in limbo.

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Colorado AG Says No To Metro's Tuition Rate For Undocumented Students

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers on Tuesday said state-supported institutions of higher education do not have the authority to create discounted tuition categories for undocumented students without legislative approval.

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Obama To Halt Deportation Of Some Illegal Immigrants

Obama has called for a broad overhaul of immigration policy and embraces the concept of Dream Act legislation, which would create a legal way for immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to stay in the country.

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Colorado AG Reviewing Metro State's New Tuition Rate For Undocumented Students

The Colorado Attorney General's office is reviewing a discounted tuition rate for illegal immigrant students at the Metropolitan State College of Denver.

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Hispanic Higher Education: Fund Plays Key Role

The U.S. Department of Education says that the percentage of college students who are Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and African American has been increasing on campuses across the country for three decades. But Hispanic students are less likely to graduate.

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