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

Tag: retention

University of Houston Makes Major Advancements in Faculty Diversity Thanks to...

Paula Myrick Short, PhD, the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at University of Houston (UH) and senior vice chancellor for academic...

The Average Student Takes Six Years to Earn a Four-Year...

As nontraditional student enrollment increases, so do the number of years it takes to graduate. Now, some colleges and universities are changing their ways...

The annual Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes institutions that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in...

Law School Recruitment and Assistance from Legal Groups Help Firms...

Lawyers are often charged with protecting the rights of the nation’s most underrepresented populations, and yet the legal profession remains one of the least...

Support Programs Improve Graduation and Retention Rates of African American Male...

The annual INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is the only application-based higher education award that recognizes colleges and universities that...

Online Students Earn Lower Grades, More Likely to Fail Courses, According...

Online courses have become an increasingly popular learning option for college students. Nearly 1 in 3 students in the United States take classes online,...

Advocating for Active Learning

Institutions and organizations advocate for active learning practices to create more inclusive classrooms and improve retention in STEM Students who earn a degree in STEM disciplines...

Three Universities Strive to Recruit Underrepresented Groups at all Levels of...

In a few decades, according to the Pew Research Center, there will no longer be a single racial or ethnic majority in the U.S....

University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Develops Model for Addressing...

Through a new teacher residency program, the University at Buffalo (UB) is taking a local approach to addressing the diversification and retention of educators...

Institutions Offer Programs to Assist Underrepresented Youth with Transition to College

Recognizing the role they play in serving their communities, colleges and universities are continually offering programs that promote the benefits of higher education to...

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...

Changing the Narrative for Men of Color in Higher Education

Completing college is more of a struggle for African American and Latino men than for any other racial or ethnic group. The troubled status...

The Road to Graduation

As College Tuition Increases, Some Universities Commit to Improving Graduation Rates College tuition and fees have increased 63 percent over the past 10 years,...

Minority-Serving Institutions Address Social, Personal, and Academic Needs to Ensure Success

As the country has become more diverse, so have U.S. institutions of higher learning. Improved access — financially and academically — along with programs...

Focus on Inclusive Excellence at MSU Denver Provides for Recruitment, Retention...

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...

Oklahoma State Takes Top-Down Approach to Building an Inclusive Campus Community

For diversity and inclusion efforts to be successful, they need to be all-encompassing and campuswide, according to Oklahoma State University (OSU). As such, the university...

Performance-Based Funding Reinforces Disparities in Higher Education, Paper Suggests

As the struggle to fund higher education has continued since the 2008 recession, more and more states have opted for a performance-based funding model,...

Institutions Go Beyond Recruitment to Support and Retain International Students

International students are streaming onto American college campuses in unprecedented numbers. However, many of them face significant financial and academic hurdles as they advance...