ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY,
AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND BEYOND

Tag: diversity leadership

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)...

Diversity Plans Can’t Breathe without AIIR: Building a High-Caliber Diversity Initiative

For one intensive month this summer, we participated in an online leadership development program, the National Inclusive Excellence Leadership Academy (NIXLA), with nearly 100...

Beyond the Academy: Making the Transition from Higher Education CDO

Two years ago,  my friend and colleague Deborale Richardson-Phillips informed me that she was leaving her role as the district director of diversity and...

Canada Versus the U.S.

The Varying Role of Diversity and CDOs Across Borders As the first senior-level diversity leader at Ryerson University in Toronto — and one of the first...

Pharmacy Schools Must Take Intentional Steps to Diversify and Prepare Their...

The low representation of minority students in schools and colleges of pharmacy, which ultimately results in the low representation of minority faculty, has been...

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...

A Team Approach: Expanding the Work of Diversity and Inclusion Beyond...

At large universities, where campus constituents can number in the tens of thousands and academic colleges are numerous, it can be difficult for a...

Effectively Managing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Crises Today

Last month, I hosted the National Inclusive Excellence Webinar Summit, part of the Inclusive Excellence Tour, empowering and encouraging higher education leaders and colleges...