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

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Drive-Through Commencement Ceremonies

Despite the unprecedented difficulties wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, political strife, and a global outcry for social justice, an estimated 4.43 million college students...

The Average Student Takes Six Years to Earn a Four-Year...

As nontraditional student enrollment increases, so do the number of years it takes to graduate. Now, some colleges and universities are changing their ways...

The Paradox of Performance Funding

Consider two public colleges. College A performs well in categories like graduation rate, student retention, and strong academic standards, whereas College B falls short. In an...

Minority-Serving Institutions Address Social, Personal, and Academic Needs to Ensure Success

As the country has become more diverse, so have U.S. institutions of higher learning. Improved access — financially and academically — along with programs...

Hispanics Make Progress Toward Closing Equity Gap in Graduation Rates

Recently released data show that overall high school graduation rates in the United States reached record highs this year, with Latinos making significant gains...

Illinois Legislation to Reduce Remediation in State Higher Education

Although high school graduation rates in Illinois are on the rise, nearly half of students who enrolled as full-time freshmen in state public community...

Success of Pell Grant Students Dependent on Individual Schools, Study Shows

A new report — published by civil rights education advocacy organization The Education Trust — reveals that the average graduation gap between students who...

Institutions Go Beyond Recruitment to Support and Retain International Students

International students are streaming onto American college campuses in unprecedented numbers. However, many of them face significant financial and academic hurdles as they advance...