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Slow Going on Faculty Diversity

Nick Hazelrigg reports on a study, published by the Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy, which shows very little progress, particularly at research universities.  The study is based on federal data from 2013 to 2017.  To read the report, click…

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LALDEF Now Accepting Applications for the Class of 2021 FUTURO Cohort

FUTURO is an inclusive and diverse youth mentoring and college prep program for first and second generation immigrant students. The program offers after school tutoring, SAT preparation, college tours, workshops, arts and culture, and more. To date, the FUTURO program has successfully…

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Linking Diversity of Students in Higher Education to Diversity of Admissions Staff

 Scott Jaschik’s article renews debate over whether too-narrow definitions of merit and too-homogeneous admissions staffing limit the diversity of those who are admitted.  To read the complete article click here.

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Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago

“Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to a New York Times analysis.” Click here to read entire article.

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A College and Klan Traditions

An article about Wesleyan College  in Macon, Ga., where traditions of the Ku Klux Klan once played a key role in campus life, includes examples of KKK influence in other higher education institutions in the United States.

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