Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

How colleges, universities can ensure the success of their Latinx students

Whether it be introducing bilingual degree programs or scoping out medical professions sorely in need of a diverse workforce, these two institutions are leveraging the uptick in Latinx population growth to boost their brand.

Richard Corcoran, Florida New College president and DeSantis ally, debates DEI

Corcoran clashed with the Education Trust's Ameshia Cross. Both warned that their opponent's plans for DEI would cultivate discrimination on campus.

Which college, university leaders are speaking out against anti-DEI efforts?

As colleges and universities across Florida and Texas are forced to shudder their DEI offices, higher education leaders in other states whose lawmakers threaten to propose similar legislation are voicing their opposition—before it becomes too late.

Community college students are returning to four-year institutions, up nearly 8% since last year

Even more promising is the fact that this uptick in enrollment is mainly driven by students coming from economically disadvantaged groups. 

Lawmakers, donors disagreed on DEI in 2023. Now, there’s fallout

While the GOP-led movement to disband DEI offices has caught fire across the country, school donations in 2023 suggest a rift between lawmakers' wishes and the community's.

Superintendent: Why bridging the K12-higher ed gap is vital to student equity

"I don't believe in this concept of stop-and-go: You stop high school and go into college. I believe we have to hold their hands and make sure they make it," says Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Jose Dotres.

Gallup poll shows discrepancy between higher ed and the public’s view on affirmative action

Nearly 70% of Americans believe that the Supreme Court's decision to end affirmative action over the summer was "mostly a good thing." Admissions officers couldn't have disagreed more.

Black enrollment is up at this university thanks to this service that aids student belonging

Black students offered Nearpeer to connect with others at California State University, Northridge were nearly 17% more likely to enroll, complete their first year and return in fall 2023 for the new academic year, according to a report.

Here are 2 areas where your first-generation students need more attention

First-generation students are prone to fall behind in higher education and beyond, prompting colleges, universities and related organizations to recognize their struggles and alleviate them.

Nearly 80% of admissions officers were against the fall of affirmative action. How have they coped?

Despite the firm resolve of institutions to maintain similar student diversity benchmarks, nearly half (45%) said they were concerned about the difficulty of recruiting and retaining a diverse body, according to a new report by Acuity Insights.

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