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New CDOs ‘Stand on the Shoulders’ of DEI Predecessors

An increasing number of organizations across all sectors have added chief diversity officer (CDO) positions to their workforces in recent years to meet the...

Addressing the Emotional, Interpersonal, and Professional Costs of Being a Senior...

Everyone who holds a senior administrative position in higher education faces challenges that require them to listen with empathy to aggrieved parties to find...

Business Schools Continue to Lag Behind in DEI Leadership

A cursory examination of more than 500 business school websites across the U.S.  appears to show that very few have chief diversity officers (CDOs)...

New Report Says Racial and Gender Disparities Persist at Virginia Military...

National law firm Barnes & Thornburg released a 152-page report this week that found Virginia Military Institute (VMI) upholds an environment of institutionalized racism...

U.S. Department of State Makes Historic First Chief Diversity Officer Appointment

This week, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken named Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley as the State Department's first chief diversity officer. The position was created in an...

INSIGHT Partners with University of Kentucky to Develop First-of-its-Kind DEI Doctoral...

While social justice advocates have long pushed for American institutions to make good on their professed values of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), the demand...

The Role of Diversity Leaders at US Business Schools

In the October 2018 business school issue, INSIGHT Into Diversity explored how chief diversity officers (CDOs) in business schools at three universities have positively...

INSIGHT Into Diversity Announces Cheryl Gonzalez as New Editorial Board Member

INSIGHT Into Diversity is pleased to welcome Cheryl Gonzalez, EdD candidate, as the newest member of the magazine’s Editorial Board. Cheryl Gonzalez, newly appointed as the...

Remembering Dr. Wanda Mitchell

Wanda Mitchell, EdD, the former vice president for inclusive excellence at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, passed away on July 31, 2017, at...

INSIGHT Welcomes Clyde Wilson Pickett as Editorial Board Member

INSIGHT Into Diversity is pleased to welcome to its Editorial Board Clyde Wilson Pickett, EdD, senior diversity officer for the Minnesota State Colleges and...

The Chief Diversity Officer’s Growing Presence at Two-Year Colleges

 The number of chief diversity officers (CDOs) in higher education continues to rise. For many years, these positions were commonly associated with four-year colleges...

INSIGHT Welcomes Lynette Chappell-Williams as Editorial Board Member

INSIGHT Into Diversity is pleased to welcome to its Editorial Board Lynette Chappell-Williams, JD, the chief diversity officer and associate dean for diversity and...

Teach for America Dissolves National Diversity Office, Shifts Focus to Local...

For the third year in a row, Teach for America (TFA) is reporting a shortage in applications for its teaching corps, which works primarily...

TFA Dissolves National Diversity Office, Shifts Focus to Local Efforts

For the third year in a row, Teach for America (TFA) is reporting a shortage in applications for its teaching corps, which works primarily...

Mizzou Protests Set Off Wave of Student Activism on College Campuses

In the week since student protests led to the resignations of University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe and Columbia campus Chancellor R. Bowen...

More Administrative Changes Made at Flagship UM Campus

Six hours after University of Missouri (UM) System President Tim Wolfe resigned from his post, the chancellor of UM’s flagship campus in Columbia (MU),...

Task Force Finds Decades of Gender Inequity at Yale School of...

An Ad Hoc Task Force on Gender Equity at the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) has been examining reports of gender bias at the...