Content Type: Expert Insight
While higher education institutions have recently made major investments in DEIJ initiatives, these efforts often fail because they do not address underlying causes of specific equity gaps. Competing priorities among cabinet leaders and uncoordinated initiatives further exacerbate the problem. To help, we created the Institutional Strategy Index for DEIJ.
To help clarify the evolving landscape, EAB has reviewed Title IX policies from the last three presidential administrations as well as legal scholarship to identify significant changes and hypothesize what comes next.
In 2017, EAB created the Campus Bias Response briefing, which outlines the various responsibilities, supporter expectations, and detractor concerns of bias response teams. Five or so years after the briefing’s publication, however, we have new insights into how bias response teams are working, prompting us to reflect and reevaluate their mission, goals and intended outcomes.
This blog proposes steps that can be taken to promote wellness across campus for faculty, students, and staff through communication and increased peer support.
Use state-level data to achieve more successful launches by encouraging a data-driven approach.
Much has already been said about the business case for diversity, but simply setting goals or metrics for minority hiring is transactional and impersonal. To truly attract a diverse set of applicants, your institution must sell itself as an exemplary place to work both professionally and personally.
Disabilities are often overlooked in college and university DEI statements and initiatives. Follow these eight imperatives to ensure your higher ed institution is supporting staff with disabilities, from recruitment to advancement.
Caught up in the controversy of the moment, leaders can overlook a valuable opportunity to use campus racial flashpoints as a starting point to investigate their institution’s racial legacy and use this knowledge to improve the current campus climate.
Participants in the 2021 cohort of EAB’s Rising Higher Education Leadership Fellowship tackled institutional challenges ranging from student success, to budget models, to change management, and more.
Many colleges and universities have devoted significant time and resources to diversifying their faculty pipelines, but ensuring these faculty members stick around is the second—and equally critical—step. Discover eight metrics that can help your institution diagnose faculty racial inequity.