Tag: Student Equity and Inclusion
I analyzed the methodology of five of the most popular rankings for LGBTQ-friendly colleges to determine what resources, services, and policies the most inclusive colleges have on campus.
We identified two tactics colleges and universities can use to start or augment their rural student strategy without investing significant resources.
‘Being gender inclusive means different things to different people,’ says the study’s lead author.
College and university presidents face a range of challenges, like shrinking populations and changing attitudes about academia. How leaders respond to these challenges will shape their institution’s future and their professional legacy. This summer, three college presidents retired after decades-long careers in higher education: Jim Campion of Columbia-Greene Community College (C-GCC), Karen Haynes of California […]
The students who stand to benefit the most from mentors are often those who are least likely to have one.
Colleges use LGBTQ+ History Month to educate students and the community about the experiences of LGBTQ+ people, and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements.
According to the latest U.S. Transgender Survey, 16% of transgender students who experienced harassment in college ended up leaving school.
Students argue that as colleges successfully diversify their campuses, efforts have stopped short of making minority and LGBTQ+ students feel welcome and included.
Under any definition of student success—from retention metrics to life-long fulfillment—research has demonstrated a strong link between faculty activity and student outcomes.
At LGBTQ-friendly colleges, students report that all people are treated equally, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.