Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 12, July 14

An Equity Lens
When administrators at Portland State University (PSU) recently embarked on its ambitious four-year strategic plan, they decided to implement an innovative component called the Equity Lens, an intentional effort aimed at analyzing the plan through the...
An Equity Lens: Portland State University Is Emphasizing Diversity as a Shared Responsibility
When administrators at Portland State University (PSU) recently embarked on its ambitious four-year strategic plan, they decided to implement an innovative component called the Equity Lens, an intentional effort aimed at analyzing the plan through...
California Community Colleges Expand Transfer Deal with HBCUs
In March 2015, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) signed a transfer agreement with nine historically Black colleges and universities with the intention of increasing the number of community college students who attend HBCUs....
California Community Colleges Expand Transfer Deal with HBCUs
In March 2015, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) signed a transfer agreement with nine historically Black colleges and universities with the intention of increasing the number of community college students who attend HBCUs....
Climate Change
The University of Missouri protests led by Black students that prompted the resignations of System President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin last November had ripple effects across the nation. In solidarity with their counterparts in Missouri,...
Climate Change: University of Oregon Administrators Have Keen Pressed to Respond to Black Student Demands
The University of Missouri protests led by Black students that prompted the resignations of System President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin last November had ripple effects across the nation. In solidarity with their counterparts in Missouri,...
Evergreen Education
With a longstanding commitment to serving traditionally underserved populations, The Evergreen State College in Washington continues to explore innovative approaches to higher education.Founded in 1967 with the mandate from then-Gov. Daniel J. Evans...
Evergreen Education: A Unique Learning Environment Thrives in the Pacific Northwest School
With a longstanding commitment to serving traditionally underserved populations, The Evergreen State College in Washington continues to explore innovative approaches to higher education. Founded in 1967 with the mandate from then-Gov. Daniel J....
Grants & Gifts
Alabama State University (ASU) has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant from the Department of Defense (DOD) Air Force Research Laboratory. The grant is for ASU to establish a state-of-the-art facility for research and education to assist the DOD...
Grants & Gifts
Alabama State University (ASU) has been awarded a $250,000 federal grant from the Department of Defense (DOD) Air Force Research Laboratory. The grant is for ASU to establish a state-of-the-art facility for research and education to assist the DOD in...
Home of Their Own
As student culture centers continue to grow on college campuses, questions about funding them have arisen, especially in a climate where parents and students are paying higher tuition each year.The answer to who pays for these centers varies from campus...
Home of Their Own: Inequities in Funding Continue to Persist for Different Cultural Spaces at Universities
As student culture centers continue to grow on college campuses, questions about funding them have arisen, especially in a climate where parents and students are paying higher tuition each year. The answer to who pays for these centers varies from...
Leading the Race
For the first time since 2007, Black student enrollment in the medical school at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) could top four this academic year. With the exception of Asians, who made up the largest group of students of color (12.4...
Leading the Race: Oregon Health & Science University Is Proving That Pipeline Programs and Outreach Efforts Work
For the first time since 2007, Black student enrollment in the medical school at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) could top four this academic year. With the exception of Asians, who made up the largest group of students of color (12.4...
New Territory
Upon hearing the phrase "Whiteness History Month" for the first time, most people would do a double take. While clearly inspired by heritage months such as Black History Month or Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the concept raises some questions....
New Territory: Portland Community College Institutes Whiteness History Month to Advance Race Conversations
Upon hearing the phrase "Whiteness History Month" for the first time, most people would do a double take. While clearly inspired by heritage months such as Black History Month or Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the concept raises some questions....
Nurturing Nursing
With both parents working in academia, Dr. Azita Emami's childhood was rooted in the importance of education. "Study was just a natural thing to do--there [was] no other way of living," says Emami, dean of nursing at the University of Washington. ...
Nurturing Nursing
With both parents working in academia, Dr. Azita Emami's childhood was rooted in the importance of education. "Study was just a natural thing to do - there [was] no other way of living," says Emami, dean of nursing at the University of Washington.With...
On the Move
ELLEN N. JUNN was appointed president of California State University, Stanislaus. She is provost and vice president of academic affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Junn earned a bachelor's from the University of Michigan, and a...
On the Move
ELLEN N. JUNN was appointed president of California State University, Stanislaus. She is provost and vice president of academic affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Junn earned a bachelor's from the University of Michigan, and a master's...
Why the Small Liberal Arts College Should Embrace Diversity
Smaller, largely historically White colleges got a wake-up call when they found their easygoing, liberal-minded students lined up chanting "Black Lives Matter" and vehemently demanding inclusion and justice for all. As a professor who has been working...
Why the Small Liberal Arts College Should Embrace Diversity
Smaller, largely historically White colleges got a wake-up call when they found their easygoing, liberal-minded students lined up chanting "Black Lives Matter" and vehemently demanding inclusion and justice for all.As a professor who has been working...
Will LeBron James' Assist Actually Get Disadvantaged Youth through College?
After successfully leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic comeback to clinch the 2016 NBA championship, LeBron James has sealed his legacy as one who overcomes the odds in more ways than one. But after all the confetti has fallen in the long-awaited...
Will LeBron James' Assist Actually Get Disadvantaged Youth through College?
After successfully leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic comeback to clinch the 2016 NBA championship, LeBron James has sealed his legacy as one who overcomes the odds in more ways than one.But after all the confetti has fallen in the long-awaited...
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