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

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University of Kentucky Creates a Community of Belonging By and for...

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

A Budgetary Commitment: Strategy and Creativity Drive Institutions’ Approaches to Funding...

State funding cuts to higher education and a growing skepticism of the value of diversity offices by some lawmakers have had both positive and...

James Madison University Encourages Diversity and Inclusion Through Innovative Grants

In 2012, Sarah Swanlund, a library specialist in the James Madison University (JMU) Rose and Carrier Libraries, noticed an opportunity. “I saw a need...

Google Gives $1M to Increase Silicon Valley Workforce Diversity

Multinational technology company Google announced Friday that its philanthropic arm, Google.org, will award $1 million to two Latino-serving nonprofit organizations in Silicon Valley that...

ITT Technical Institute to Permanently Close All Campuses

In response to the federal government’s recent ban on ITT Technical Institute enrolling new students who receive federal financial aid, the for-profit college chain...

American Indian College Fund Receives $2.4M Grant

A new $2.4 million grant awarded to the American Indian College Fund by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help improve the road to...

Why Diversity Matters: Securing Grants

Having a diverse campus benefits the social and intellectual development of an institution’s students, faculty, and staff, but there are other, less apparent bonuses...

Education Department Supports Minority-Serving Institutions with $2.9 Million Award

The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that it awarded more than $2.9 million to strengthen and expand educational opportunities for Asian American...