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Women of Color in Academe Make 67 Centers for Every Dollar Paid to White Men

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Jun 19, 2018

Women of color earn only 67 cents on the dollar compared with white men in the higher-education work force, according to a recently releasedresearch brieffrom the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, or CUPA-HR. Specifically, the brief found that women of color are underrepresented in academe, compared with their representation in the U.S.… Continue reading

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The State of Higher Education Equity

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Jun 19, 2018

The U.S. requires a well-educated workforce to grow our economy, strengthen our democracy, and solve big problems at home and abroad. And individuals with a college degree benefit from more job security, employment opportunities, and higher wages. Yet, today, the U.S. lags other nations in the share of our population with a college degree. As… Continue reading

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States Struggle to Close Degree-Attainment Gaps

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Jun 19, 2018

Most states have set goals for the proportion of their residents that should have a college degree or certificate in the next few years. But many of those states will not reach those goals if they don’t close gaps betweenblack and whiteandLatino and white adult students, according to a set of reports released today by… Continue reading

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The Minority-Serving-College Mobility Bump

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Jun 13, 2018

Lower-income students who attend minority-serving colleges are more likely to see a jump in their economic status than are those who attend other colleges. Thats the bottom-line finding froma new reportby the American Council on Education, which crunched numbers from theEquality of Opportunity Project, thehighly cited data projectreleasedlast yearby Raj Chetty, aStanford Universityeconomist, and several… Continue reading

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New Questions on Racial Disparity and Student Debt

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May 22, 2018

The proportion of the U.S. college-going population made up by nontraditional students — at least by some common markers — has dropped off in recent years as the economy has continued to improve. And among thosepursuing graduate education, the share of black students accumulating significant student debt levels has shot up sharply, outpacing other student… Continue reading

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Tech companies not hiring African Americans: National Urban League

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May 15, 2018

African-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices, but arent being considered when its time for social media and technology companies to hire. The National Urban League is highlighting this new technology gap in its 2018 State of Black America report released Thursday, and pushing social media and technology companies to put in place… Continue reading

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How training doctors in implicit bias could save the lives of black mothers

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May 15, 2018

Black women are three to four times more likely than white women to die of pregnancy-related causes. Doctors are taking a new approach to the crisis. Read the entire post.

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Campus Cops Handling Racism

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May 15, 2018

In the past few weeks, a black student at Yale University had the police called on her for napping in a common room, and two Native American teenagers, prospective students at Colorado State University, were stopped on a campus tour after another parent was reportedly nervous, calling them creepy in a 911 call. Read the… Continue reading

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Shedding Light on Asian American and Asian Students’ Mental Health Needs

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May 8, 2018

The Lets Talk! conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) recently convened Pan-Asian college students, supporters and other educational leaders for a day-long forum addressing the success and well-being of Asian and Asian American college students across the country. Read the entire post.

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Researchers Find Disparities in Off-Campus College Recruiting

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May 8, 2018

University of California at Los Angeles and University of Arizona researchers released data this week that examined how colleges and universities often steer clear of poor communities and communities of color in off-campus recruiting. While most colleges and universities present themselves as institutions open to a diverse range of students, regardless of race or socioeconomic… Continue reading

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