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2023 Health Professions HEED Award: Best Practices

INSIGHT Into Diversity presents the 2023 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award Field Guide with examples of strategies and best practices used...

Cultural Competency & Anti-Bias Programs Address Health Disparities

To address the health inequities impacting underrepresented populations, higher education educators, industry professionals, and students are informed with teaching and programming focused on anti-bias...

Schools Advance Health Equity Through Community Outreach

As part of their efforts to promote DEI both internally and externally, many health professions schools focus on community outreach programs as a way...

HEED Schools Prioritize Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Employees

In 2021, approximately 1.5 million individuals in the U.S. worked as higher education faculty — positions predominantly held by White educators, according to the...

2023 HEED Award: Best Practices

Insight Into Diversity presents the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award Field Guide with examples of strategies and best practices used by...

Enrichment Programs Help Build a More Diverse Health Care Workforce

Advancing equity and diversity in the health professions is highly dependent on expanding access and opportunity to related careers among underrepresented student populations. Institutions...

Strategies for Completing the 2024 HEED Award Application

Over the past 12 years, institutional diversity leaders have shared with us their experiences in applying for the annual INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award....

Discovering New DEI Strategies Through Data Analytics

Utilizing data to conduct DEI assessments, colleges and universities can measure institutional performance and identify strategic goals to address equity gaps and disparities across campus...

Elevating Disability Support Services on College Campuses

In recent years, the landscape of higher education has witnessed a profound transformation in its approach to supporting students and employees with disabilities, extending...

Creating Academic Opportunities Through Pathway Programs

Pathway programs have emerged as a powerful tool for breaking down barriers and expanding opportunities for underrepresented students in higher education and are a...

Recruiting & Retaining Diverse Students Is a DEI Imperative

When DEI is made a priority in the implementation of college and university recruitment and retention practices, students from underrepresented groups are more likely...

DEI Programs Succeed Through Partnerships & Collaboration

In building successful DEI-focused initiatives, HEED Award-winning colleges and universities often build partnerships and seek collaboration among campus divisions as well as with outside...

Announcing the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award Recipients

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is pleased to announce the 109 institutions of higher education selected as recipients of the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in...

UNF Hosts Scholarship Luncheon, Receives Diversity Champion Award

Each February, the University of North Florida (UNF) honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a scholarship luncheon. In conjunction with...

University of Louisville Celebrates 2022 INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award Recognitions

The University of Louisville (UofL) recently celebrated its recognition for the ninth consecutive year as a winner of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education...

2022 INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award Recipients

Resolutions and Safe Spaces — Adelphi University Adelphi University’s Office of Community Concerns and Resolution was established in fall 2021 to simplify and enhance the...

How the HEED Award Process Helped One University Create a More...

Applying for the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is not an easy process, nor is it meant to be. The...

2022 HEED Award Testimonials

Some of our 2022 winners share their thoughts about the HEED Award. Florida State University Every year, the INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award application provides an opportunity...

Top 10 Reasons Your Institution Should Apply for the HEED Award

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that are dedicated to excellence in the pursuit...

Texas Christian University and the TCU School of Medicine Receive Multiple...

On February 22, Texas Christian University (TCU) and the TCU School of Medicine (TCU SOM) held a ceremony to celebrate being named recipients of...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Support

Office of Hispanic Outreach Clemson University’s Office of Hispanic Outreach fosters a welcoming environment for Hispanic and Latinx students, staff, and faculty by developing and...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Social Justice & Activism

Equitable Adelphi Action Team The Equitable Adelphi Action Team at Adelphi University is amplifying student voices in its fight against racism. The new team is...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Recruitment and Retention

Northwest Earth and Space Science Pathways NASA has selected Central Washington University (CWU) to receive $8.5 million in grant funding over the next four years to...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Policy

Office of People and Culture  In 2020, Agnes Scott College renamed the Office of Human Resources to the Office of People and Culture (P&C) and...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Innovative Diversity Education

UDiversity Educational Institute The UDiversity Educational Institute at Binghamton University works collaboratively with all constituency groups to promote a campus climate that values DEI. The...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Health & Wellness

Connect & Thrive Program The Connect & Thrive program is a collaborative effort between Indiana University Bloomington (IU) public health professors Angela Chow and Hsien-Chang...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Events & Celebrations

Hispanic Heritage Month The El Paso Community College (EPCC) Hispanic Heritage Committee hosts a series of events annually to mark this special time of the...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Community Outreach

Broward UP To assist underrepresented and marginalized communities, the Broward UP initiative led by Broward College offers free educational opportunities, workforce training, and support services...

The 2021 HEED Awards: Campus Climate

Understanding the Black Student Experience This free virtual event at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) offers underrepresented students the opportunity to explore student groups and...

The 2021 HEED Award Testimonials

Case Western Reserve University “Case Western Reserve University views the INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Award, a nationally recognized achievement, as a prestigious honor. To receive...

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...

The 2020 Health Professions HEED Award Testimonials

“We applied for the Health Professions HEED Award because we want our school to continue to be recognized for its diversity and inclusion efforts,...

Universities Develop Unique Programs That Level the Playing Field for Educational...

Higher education presents life-changing opportunities for students from underserved backgrounds —opening the door to new experiences, successful careers, and much more. For many of...

Leaders at HEED Award Institutions Are Speaking Out

Presidents and chancellors from various HEED Award institutions shared their perspectives with INSIGHT Into Diversity on how receiving this prestigious national honor has positively...

Diversity Leaders Share Why They Pursue the HEED Award

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) recognizes colleges’ and universities’ dedication to a diverse and inclusive campus. Chief diversity...

The 2019 HEED Awards: Innovation in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Continues

Readers of INSIGHT Into Diversity are almost certainly aware that underrepresented groups in the United States will soon become the majority. Despite this fact,...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and...

Two Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions Aim to Serve Growing Latinx Communities

According to the Pew Research Center, Hispanic and Latinx individuals are “the principal driver of U.S. demographic growth, accounting for half of the national...