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Legislative Attacks Slink up the East Coast

South Carolina (SC) is the most recent state to enact Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)-related bans on college campuses, as SC House legislators voted...

Wyoming Sends Mixed DEI Messages

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon made headlines last weekend with a series of vetoes, notably including a line-item veto concerning the University of Wyoming's (UW)...

New Law Requires California Colleges to Update Records of ‘Deadnamed’ Transgender...

On January 1, California became the first state to require public institutions to update the records of students who have legally changed their names...

Illinois to Become First State to Require Asian American and Pacific...

Illinois is set to become the first state to mandate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) history in public K-12 schools. On Monday, Illinois lawmakers...

Mississippi Becomes First State to Ban Transgender Athletes from Competing in...

This week, Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation that bans transgender student-athletes from competing in women and girl's sports, making it the first state in the...

State University System of Florida Will Analyze Civil Discourse Efforts

Officials from the State University System of Florida want its public universities to analyze diversity and inclusion efforts in the wake of the U.S....

Bipartisan Legislation Will Fund Diversity in Healthcare Schools

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have teamed up to improve diversity and expand the workforce for allied health fields. Senators Bob Casey...

South Dakota Lawmakers Attack Diversity at Universities to Promote “Free Speech”

Conservative South Dakota lawmakers behind a bill to promote “intellectual diversity” have recommended eliminating diversity offices and giving preference to right-leaning job candidates, according...

Joaquin Castro Introduces $150 Million Bill for Hispanic Serving Schools, Colleges

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the United States may soon have access to a $150 million grant program for increasing Hispanic and Latinx degree attainment. The...

Higher Education Plays Several Roles in Reparations Debate

On Wednesday, June 19, the U.S. House of Representatives heard testimony regarding bill H.R.40, which calls for the creation of a federal commission to...

Higher Education Act, Student Debt Rules Need Reform to Provide Veterinary...

Veterinary medicine scholars are uniquely affected by the student debt crisis, largely due to a higher debt-to-income ratio for veterinarians compared with that of...