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

Tag: leadership

AAMC Head and DEI Advocate David Skorton Faces COVID-19 Crisis After...

When David J. Skorton assumed the role of president of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in July 2019, he brought with him...

Specialized Programs Aim to Increase Female Representation in Public Policy Leadership

According to the Center for American Women in Politics, female representation in elected U.S. government leadership (e.g., Congress, state legislatures, local government) hovers around...

The Gender Equity Imperative: Business Leaders Have a Role to Play

The world seems to have shifted on its axis. We have seen some ugly flashpoints in recent months, including the rise of a new...

Equity Resource Teams: A Project-Based Approach to Fostering a Climate...

Chief diversity officers (CDOs) play a vital role in fostering environments of diversity, equity, and inclusion on college and university campuses. As lead strategists,...

Aspiring Business Leaders: Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

The journey to becoming a good leader requires development, training, and accountability. It is no longer enough for leaders to understand sales, finance, and...

What Higher Education Can Learn from Corporations About Using ERGs to...

In 2014, Deloitte University Press published results from a survey of global organizations, revealing that 86 percent of the companies rated having more effective...

Leading Organizations as Social Justice Moves from the Streets to the...

In late 2014, I took on a new organizational role in diversity. What I didn’t realize at that time was the impact that several...

LEAP Empowers Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Aspire to Higher...

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), although they consistently rank as one of the most educated and professionally successful of all ethnic groups, continue...

Campus Chief Diversity Officers: An Important, Evolving Role

Colleges and universities are incubators for intellectual dialogue, laboratories for creative and innovative inquiry, and hubs for cutting-edge research. But more important, college campuses...

New Book Provides Leaders with Tools for Managing Diverse Employees

Many leaders in higher education and beyond need a quick reference guide on how to effectively handle a range of managerial situations. Janet A....

Voices from Campus: Diversity Leadership Takes Many Forms

The past year forced many senior college and university administrators to examine their commitment — or lack thereof — to diversity and inclusion on...

Programs Ensure Student-Athletes Capitalize on Transferable Skills

According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), only a small percentage of college athletes go on to compete professionally or at the Olympic...

6 Key Actions to Improve Institutions’ LGBTQ Commitment and Academic Success

Most colleges today want to be recognized as LGBTQ-friendly. The question then becomes, what are they doing that makes them worthy of this recognition. These...