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Conservative Utah Lawmakers Target DEI Efforts in Education

Through a new bill proposed this week, conservative lawmakers in Utah are targeting DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) efforts at public universities and K-12...

Texas Law Prohibiting DEI Offices Takes Effect

The Texas law, Senate Bill 17, took effect this month, prohibiting DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) offices and hiring of staff to perform DEI...

Ohio Bill Targeting DEI Training in Higher Education Fails to Gain...

Amid waning support in the state legislature, Ohio Republicans have withdrawn a bill to eliminate mandatory diversity training at public universities and limit these...

Wisconsin Bills Target Race-Based Programs, Free Speech in Higher Education

Wisconsin legislators approved a set of new proposals this week that will impact higher education institutions in the state, particularly within the diversity, equity,...

Institutions Must Reaffirm Commitments in Wake of Anti-DEI Legislation

In 2020, after the death of George Floyd, colleges and universities scrambled to generate DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) statements condemning systemic racism in...

Colorado College Opens Its Doors to Students from Anti-DEI States

In response to anti-DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) laws passed in five states, Colorado College (CC) recently launched the Healing and Affirming Village and...

Republicans Withhold Raises for UW System Staff in DEI Dispute

The Republican-led Wisconsin Legislature has greenlit a 6 percent pay raise for all state workers except University of Wisconsin (UW) system employees as part...

Rice University LGBTQ+ Organization Offers Services to Texas Students Affected by...

As Texas colleges grapple with a new law that bans DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) in higher education, Rice University's LGBTQ+ organization is offering...

UNT Dissolves DEI Office; South Carolina Bans Diversity Statements, Training

The consequences continue to be profound for higher education when it comes to anti-DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) actions by state legislators. In recent...