Hiring a diversity officer is only the first step. Here are the next 7.

In today’s season of #MeToo, Dreamers, Black Lives Matter movements, and radical-right backlash, colleges are adding chief diversity officers to the list of essential employees. However, hiring a skilled diversity professional is just the first step. To be most effective, chancellors, presidents, and provosts must join with diversity officers to build campus environments where equity,…

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Educational equity and the classroom: Designing learning-ready spaces for all students

The urgent and necessary US focus on student success in higher education calls for colleges and universities to close the opportunity gap for underrepresented minorities and to increase graduation rates for all students. Access to higher education may not be the problem, however. Enrollments have exponentially increased since the 1970s, but graduation rates have not kept up….

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