ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY,
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Tag: DEI

Colleges of Fine and Performing Arts Look to Embrace DEI on...

At the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts (USC SDA), faculty and students recently took an innovative approach to producing the highly...

UNC Journalism School Downgraded to Provisional Accreditation in the Wake of...

The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) recently voted to downgrade the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill’s...

DEI Expert Lee Bitsóí Explains Why ‘Chief’ Should Be Eliminated from...

Dozens of educational institutions and athletic organizations have changed the names of their mascots and sports teams in recent years in response to demand...

DEI in Accreditation

Are higher education accrediting agencies adding diversity, equity, and inclusion requirements to ensure colleges are advancing educational access and workforce balance? Moving the needle on diversity, equity,...

South Dakota Legislators Approve Ban on ‘Divisive’ Diversity Teachings in State...

On Tuesday, the South Dakota House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at limiting diversity-focused teachings in state-funded K-12 schools and higher education institutions....

Athletic Departments Bring DEI Officers Aboard to Improve the Culture of...

In May 2021, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics released a report firmly stating that all college and university athletic departments must take intentional,...

New Resource Makes it Possible to Track Health Care Diversity Nationwide

A new online tool developed by George Washington University’s Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (GWMI) may revolutionize the way that diversity is...

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Seeks New DEI Possibilities Through...

Over the last decade, the institutions that make up the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) have experienced drastic declines in student enrollment....

Colleges Revise Tenure Requirements to Include Diversity and Inclusion Accomplishments

A new movement is underway in academia that requires candidates who are eligible for tenure, promotion, and reappointment (TPR) review to provide details of...

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...

White Faculty and Staff at PCOM Address Biases Through ‘Unlearning Racism’...

At the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), White faculty and staff are working to address their biases and discuss their perceptions of race...

Georgetown University Launches Academic DEI Track for Medical Students

In spring 2022, the Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUSOM) will launch a new academic track that aims to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion...

The 2021 HEED Awards: A Decade of Recognizing Excellence in Diversity

With the gradual reopening of college and university campuses in 2021, there has been increased urgency in the drive to advance diversity, equity, and...

University of California System Embeds DEI Practices in its Investment Strategies

Despite the numerous efforts colleges and universities have undertaken to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) on their campuses, endowment fund investments often remain...

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)...

An Interview with the Experts: How Campus Procurement Advances Diversity, Equity,...

Supplier diversity and procurement offices are responsible for buying, supporting, and managing the goods and services purchased by colleges and universities. These departments, which...

Alumni Can Play Key Role in Supporting Campus Diversity, Equity, and...

In January 2021, Davidson College — a private institution originally founded by the Presbyterian Church — took a major step toward increasing religious diversity...

University of South Alabama Requires Diversity Training Following Racist Costume Incident

The University of South Alabama (USA) will expand its Office of Diversity and Inclusion and require faculty and staff to do additional diversity training,...

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...

University of Kentucky Partners with INSIGHT to Launch Doctorate in Diversity,...

INSIGHT Into Diversity is proud to announce a partnership with the University of Kentucky (UK) creating a new, innovative doctoral specialization that will prepare...

Virtual Reality Could Be the Future of DEI Training

With technology becoming ever more integrated into education and business, a virtual reality (VR) technology boom is anticipated over the next several years. VR’s...

AACP and UM to Host Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Institute

Special Report: Nursing and Pharmacy Schools Nursing and pharmacy students step up to combat COVID-19 and prepare the nation for a healthier tomorrow. Pharmacy educators...

Yale School of Nursing DEI Director Resigns in Protest

Special Report: Nursing and Pharmacy Schools Nursing and pharmacy students step up to combat COVID-19 and prepare the nation for a healthier tomorrow. Raven Rodriguez,...

INSIGHT Into Diversity Announces Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke as New Editorial Board...

INSIGHT Into Diversity is proud to announce that Menah Pratt-Clarke, JD, PhD, vice president for Strategic Affairs and Diversity and professor of education at...

4 Things CDOs Think You Should Know About Diversity, Equity, and...

Recent and repeated instances of police brutality toward Black Americans have motivated many students, faculty, and staff members to call on higher education institutions...

“Power, Privilege, and Positionality”: How a Health Professions School Made its...

The MGH Institute of Health Professions was founded in 1977 as the degree-granting arm of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and offers prelicensure...

Religious Diversity is the Missing Piece in Campus DEI Work

As an undergraduate at the University of Illinois in the late 1990s, Eboo Patel was president of the Honor Student Council, a resident adviser,...

The 2019 Health Professions HEED Awards

Healthcare employees constitute the largest workforce in the United States and, as the country ages, are predicted to grow in number and demand in...

An INSIGHT Investigation: Accounting for Just 0.5% of Higher Education’s Budgets,...

Spending on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts at American universities has increased 27 percent over the past five academic years, according to an...