ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY,
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Tag: history

Critical Race Theory Under Attack

As conservative lawmakers use falsehoods and fear tactics to suppress anti-racism lessons in the classroom, educators and legal scholars worry about the whitewashing of...

Women Pioneers in Accounting

More than half of all accountants in the United States are women, but it was two pioneering individuals who paved the path for women...

Frederick Douglass’ Monumental Legacy

This year, the city of Rochester, N.Y., is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’ birth. As part of this celebration, Olivia Kim, an...

Improving Understanding of Native American People and Cultures

As a Native American, I am simultaneously visible and invisible. I am visible because of my appearance, since I am brown and have dark...

College of William & Mary Apologizes for History of Slave Labor,...

On Friday, the Board of Visitors for the College of William & Mary (W&M) in Williamsburg, Va., passed a resolution formally apologizing for the...

Emerging from Within: How Chief Diversity Officers Can Use Organizational Sagas...

As diversity scholars and leaders in higher education, we recognize that the role of chief diversity officers (CDOs) builds upon the efforts of our...

Kennesaw State University Examines, Embraces Diversity on a Personal Level

Although Kennesaw State University (KSU) is a relatively young institution at only 52 years old, its history is complex. Located in metropolitan Atlanta, Ga.,...

Before You Set Fire to This Column, Hear Me Out

I am tired of the whole concept of “nondiscrimination.”  I was just writing a prospectus for a search for a university president and got to...

The University of Virginia Names New Dorm After Former Slave Couple

The University of Virginia (UVA) announced plans to name a new dorm, opening this fall, after William and Isabella Gibbons, a former slave couple...