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College Diversity

Beyond the Rhetoric: Diversity Matters

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 01.26.2013 | Education
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

HBCUs must embrace diversity if they want to remain relevant and responsive in a contemporary society. Diversity is a value and a virtue to be sure; but it is also a necessity.

An Inclusive University

Daniel Little | Posted 12.02.2012 | College
Daniel Little

This positive feature of inclusiveness doesn't emerge automatically from the fact of diversity. Rather, it depends on deliberate positive efforts by students, faculty, and administrators to create the expectations and practices of inclusiveness.

The Pursuit of Campus Diversity

Uloop | Posted 10.21.2012 | College

The diversity of a community contributes to personal and social growth, it creates a sense of understanding, and brings diverse groups of people together for the pursuit of a common goal: higher education.

Obama Administration Urges Colleges To Improve Racial Diversity

The New York Times | Posted 12.03.2011 | College

The Obama administration on Friday urged colleges and universities to get creative in improving racial diversity at their campuses, throwing out a Bus...

Grant Cornwell: Global Thinker and President of the College of Wooster

Jim Luce | Posted 01.30.2012 | Education
Jim Luce

My father went to Andover, Dartmouth and Yale. Yet I attended the College of Wooster in Ohio, and three decades later I can say I owe who I am to the four years this institution gave me.

Why Our Experiences Cannot Be Discounted

Mario Lopez | Posted 11.29.2011 | Latino Voices
Mario Lopez

The Berkeley College Republicans' "Increase Diversity" bake sale reduces the historical and contemporary struggles that people of color and women face as we all seek access to education, employment -- a fair share of the figurative pie.

Selective Colleges Struggle With Economic Diversity

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

ST. LOUIS — An annual price tag that tops $52,000 aside, Washington University's commitment to luring more low-income students is hard to questi...

Colleges More Diverse, But Racial Gaps Persist

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While U.S. colleges have grown more racially diverse in recent years, minority students – especially Hispanics – still lag behind on key m...

CU-Boulder Diversity Not Growing As Quickly As Peer Institutions

The Colorado Daily | Whitney Bryen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Nationally, economic hardships and demographic changes are leading minorities to seek out higher education at a record pace, according to a new report...

Interracial Roommates Aid In Diversity Efforts: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College students that live with students of another race may end up having more friends of that race over time, a new study reports. The study, "In...