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Common approaches to DEIJ training, such as workshops and on-line trainings, can be frustrating for many staff and faculty because the question is “What’s next?” This blog outlines an action plan for faculty hiring to ensure that DEIJ concerns were addressed.
In the last three years, higher education institutions have had to reckon with intensified conversations on race and criminal justice on one hand, and increased disparities in academic performance within the context of a global pandemic on the other. At Mercy College, we have observed how student performance demanded greater attention to these challenges, particularly in how we deal with widening achievement gaps that were closing prior to the pandemic.
Following the murder of George Floyd, Drake University leaders facilitated virtual meetings for faculty, staff and students called “[email protected]” Through these discussions, it became clear that faculty, staff, and students were interested in improving their ability to address racially charged campus incidents. This blog explores how to prepare to respond to these issues in real time.
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