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Institutions Must Reaffirm Commitments in Wake of Anti-DEI Legislation

In 2020, after the death of George Floyd, colleges and universities scrambled to generate DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) statements condemning systemic racism in...

Rhodes College to Establish Institute for Race and Social Transformation

Rhodes College has received an $800,000 grant from the Andrew Mellon Foundation to create a new program that will focus on researching and developing...

AACTE Launches Online Racial and Social Justice Hub

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) recently launched an innovative online resource known as the Racial and Social Justice Hub. The new...

New Texas University Aims to Combat “Culture of Censorship” on College...

A group of academics and activists, many of whom are critics of higher education, are laying the foundation for a new private university in...

Woke Washing and Rainbow Capitalism: Business Schools Can Improve Corporate Allyship

Corporations are co-opting social justice movements, but business schools can help them become authentic leaders for change.  The murder of George Floyd in 2020 and...

VSU to Open Nation’s First HBCU Policy Center Focused on Improving...

Virginia State University (VSU) is starting a new policy center dedicated to improving police relations with people of color, the school recently announced. The Center for...

Universities Offer Mental Health Support for Students in Wake of Derek...

Numerous higher education institutions have offered mental health resources amidst the trial for Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was found guilty...

Social Justice Education in Public Policy Schools is Crucial for the...

After watching in horror the murder of George Floyd by police officers last May, RaJade Berry-James, PhD, promised her two teenage daughters that she...

Lincoln University of Missouri Makes History with First-of-its-Kind Police Academy 

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) approved the nation’s first police academy at a historically Black institution of...

The 2020 HEED Awards: Social Justice & Activism

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

Business Schools Guide Companies in their Pledges to Support Social Justice...

In June, some of the world’s leading companies took steps in support of social justice that would have until recently seemed radical. Walmart pledged...

Universities Commemorate MLK Day by Reflecting on the Past and Present

College and university communities across the United States came together for Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day to honor MLK’s role in America’s long...

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