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Campus Diversity

Student and Faculty Diversity Movements -- Apart and Together

Beth Mitchneck | Posted 02.15.2016 | Women
Beth Mitchneck

"Allyship, in its best form, is constant work." It's the difference between identifying as an ally - someone who supports change versus someone who is part of a long-term process where trust and accountability are developed.

Colleges Are Finding Ways To Increase Diversity Without Affirmative Action

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.21.2015 | College

Admitting fewer legacy students -- the children or relatives of alumni -- is one way to help increase the diversity of a college campus, and many univ...

A Clarion Call to Black Higher Education

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2014 | College
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

The leadership dilemma for HBCU presidents is that of broadening access while also advancing high academic standards and strengthening outcomes. The data suggest that this will be a steep climb for most HBCUs.

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To UC

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.22.2014 | Latino Voices

The University of California has offered freshman admission to more in-state Latino students than white students for the first time, a change that ref...

Harvard Makes History!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Black Voices

There was a time when black students were not allowed to attend Ivy Leagues universities. This year, Harvard University proved just how far they’ve ...

Diversity At HBCUs: Which School Is Leading The Charge?

Posted 12.20.2012 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest "Wobble Baby" blared from the speakers, moments after the university formally announced that the long-departed So...

Lucky or Proud to Be a Minority in College

Ernest Owens | Posted 02.16.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

In my opinion, a great deal can be made as to why minorities feel "lucky" to be here and why others feel "proud." Without realizing, this perspective has created a social racial inferiority complex that has hit the stratosphere of student interaction at Penn.

Don’t Let The Supreme Court Fool You: Diversity On Campus Is Important

Kyle Anderson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion
Kyle Anderson

If research consistently shows that a diverse environment in higher education is essential for student development, and the government sponsors a task force on this same subject, then why is the Supreme Court sending a contradictory message?

Nontheistic Students On Campus: Understanding And Accommodating Them

Chris Stedman | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

While nonreligious student groups have a history of reaching out to religious groups for discussions and debates, the amount of cooperation in the last few years has increased drastically and broadened in scope.

Working-Class Students Undervalued At Colleges Nationwide?

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Peter Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It's hard to spot one of the most underrepresented minority groups at many four-year colleges: students and faculty members from the working class. ...