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A panel of experts advised that diversity officers should be a part of every major conversation happening at an institution, and that changes made in an effort to improve equity should be made fully transparent to the public.
Pennsylvania is just the latest state to come up with plans to merge several universities into a few.
Nikole Hannah-Jones’ tangle with the University of North Carolina seems to many yet another reason to dismiss the tenure system as the preserve of a white, male hierarchy intolerant of divergent views and inattentive to the need for diversity.
July 15, 2021 – As the pandemic begins to subside in the U.S. and organizations collectively begin to get back on their feet, colleges and universities across the country are opening searches that, if all goes to plan, will allow high-profile leaders to take them into a new era of fundraising, digitalization, sports and, increasingly the case, globalization – not to mention a pandemic and post-pandemic era. One national recruiting outfit, AGB Search, has become a magnet for such assignments.
A new coalition of higher education organizations has formed to press the case for doubling the Pell Grant, the federal program that provides financial aid to low- and moderate-income students to attend college.
The University of Pennsylvania’s longest-serving president, Amy Gutmann, is set to leave the university after more than 17 years at its helm. It begs the question: who will replace her?
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — When the University of North Carolina first declined to vote on granting tenure to journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, kicking off a protracted battle marked by allegations of racism and conservative backlash over her work examining the legacy of slavery, Black students and faculty at UNC saw yet another example of the institution’s failure to welcome and support scholars and students of color.
After over a year of the devastating impact of the pandemic around the world, there have been some commonalities and differences across the higher education arena.
Santa Fe Community College is an institution with the power to change and improve lives. That’s why all of Santa Fe should be concerned about the college’s pandemic-related struggles.