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Underrepresented Minorities

Bridging the Divide: The Uphill Climb to Faculty Diversity

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | Posted 06.14.2015 | College
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Last fall, for the first time in our history, America's public school students were likely NOT majority white. If U.S. Department of Education projections are accurate, white students numbered 24.8 million and non-white students 25 million.

This MIT Grad Plans To Change The Lives Of Thousands Of Latina Girls

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Luz Rivas graduated from MIT as one of the very few women of Hispanic descent, but now she’s taking the reins to provide other Latinas with experien...

$46,432 vs. $372 -- Community Colleges and Philanthropic Support

Félix Matos Rodríguez | Posted 07.28.2013 | College
Félix Matos Rodríguez

Among many significant findings presented in a recent report from The Century Foundation Task Force on Community Colleges, there was one that truly su...

Beyond Fisher v. Texas: The Ongoing Threat to Diversity

Peter Aranda | Posted 03.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Peter Aranda

"Diversity is the last man standing, the sole remaining legal justification for racial preferences in deciding who can study at public universities."

The Forgotten Underrepresented Minorities

Noah Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Noah Baron

If ten percent of Americans are gay or transgendered, gay or transgendered Americans with a college degree will compose less than five percent of the United States.