Tag: Diversity and Inclusion
Students expect to see their Gen Z demographics reflected in higher ed staff, programs, services, curriculum, and fellow students. Leaders must remove barriers to equity and include diverse identities in the classroom and the curriculum.
Gen Z values emphasizing transparency and authenticity means they expect more information and input on institutional decisions. Meeting students’ expectations for transparency and access to decision-makers requires more dedicated time from top leaders across the institution.
Students of all races enter STEM majors at roughly equal rates. But black and Latino students leave the majors at nearly twice the rate of white students.
If you want to diversify your student body, admitting top students isn’t enough, finds one study on a Texas state policy.
For higher education leaders who want to support transgender students on campus, here are several recommendations from an assistant professor of trans* studies in education.
Strong professional networks, a background in STEM, and sponsorship support may help women advance to a leadership position, reports a study.
Research shows that positive words can help your students foster a sense of belonging and build resilience.
Colleges face fierce pressure from students to diversify their faculty and staff. One talent consultant suggests ways to expand your pool of candidates and make your process more equitable.
Campuses often overlook the ways that academic structures can improve students’ sense of belonging on campus, in their majors, and in their classrooms.
In 2018, women made up just 14% of engineers, 25% of computer scientists, and 39% of physical scientists. Here’s what colleges are doing about it.