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The History of Diversity in Higher Education | ALI Series Part I

Today, a record number of African American presidents and provosts preside over American universities. Women and other minoritized groups are breaking ground every year, holding more degrees and leadership positions than ever before. Yet, these numbers still fall strikingly short of true representation in higher education as universities continue to struggle to uphold the ideals of diversity that they champion.

Webinar: Budget – Foe or Friend When Advancing a Diversity Agenda

How has the pandemic affected finances? How does an institution promote a diversity agenda during economic downturn? Budget: foe or friend? These questions and more will be asked of preeminent university leaders joining us: Dr. Robert Sellers is the Vice Provost for Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer as well as the Charles D. …

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ALI Hosts First Webinar

Last October, the Academic Leadership Institute held its first webinar, “Leadership and Diversity in a COVID-19 Environment: Planning for Higher Education on the Brink.” The webinar convened national higher education leaders from geographically and organizationally diverse institutions: Lynn Perry Wooten, the 9th overall and first African American president of Simmons College; Enobong Anna Branch, SVP …

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