#ICYMI: Higher Education Diversity Articles - July
July has been an active month for faculty and higher education diversity issues, happenings and newsworthy events. Below is a recap of articles that have highlighted these issues as well as provide some tips for universities that need to diversify their faculties.
Scholar: After Fisher, Schools Should Reassess Diversity Policies This article examines how colleges and universities need to reassess their policies after the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin decision.
Survey Aims to Help Colleges Make Diversity Work on Campus An Indiana State University has established a project to help schools establish a more inclusive environment. The survey stemming from the project will indicate where students feel engaged. See if your institution can benefit from this tool here.
How to Make College Diversity Work Without Division Diverse Issues in Higher Education contributor, Matthew Lynch lays out four tips for colleges to seamlessly integrate diversity initiatives on campus.
The Chronicle of Higher Education published three articles that address minority student experiences on campuses, lessons majority universities can learn from minority serving institutions and a case study on how the Duke University School of Medicine is bolstering diversity in a field that lacks it.
How Minority Students' Experiences Differ: What Research Reveals
What Minority-Serving Institutions Can Teach Other Colleges
To Diversify the Faculty, Start Here: How one university is changing a sink-or-swim culture to broaden the appeal of a Ph.D.
->Visit here for more information on steps you can take to help diversify your faculty
Written by Chanell Turner, Publications and Programming Assistant of the Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholars Program.