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Department of Education Releases 2023 Update to Equity Action Plan

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Department of Education (ED) has released the 2023 Update to its Equity Action Plan in coordination with the Biden-Harris Administration’s whole-of-government equity agenda. implementing Maintenance of Equity requirements to ensure historically underserved students have equitable learning resources; 3.) Those are: 1.)

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Achieving the Dream Releases New Equity Toolkit

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Success for all students in higher education cannot simply be achieved with a “one-size-fits-all approach,” according to a new equity toolkit from Achieving the Dream (ATD). Equity is everyone's job at an institution,” said Francesca Carpenter, director of equity initiatives at ATD and contributor to the toolkit. “S

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Examining Educational Equity in Leadership

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Sáenz says Burmicky came to UT Austin already an experienced higher education practitioner who wanted to do research on problems of practice with an equity lens.

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AAC&U Project to Assist 12 Campuses with Equity-Center Curriculum Design

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It is expected to assist campuses in designing and implementing equity-centered curricular models that connect student learning to career exploration, development of professional purpose, and acquisition of transferrable skills.

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Transforming Community Colleges for Equity

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Since 2020, ATD has partnered with the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center to create the Racial Equity Leadership Academy (RELA) , an intensive institute that supports teams of community college leaders as they develop strategic racial equity plans and consciously dismantle barriers to equity at their institutions.

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Report Tracks the NCAA’s Progress Toward Gender Equity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Two years after a scathing report on gender equity issues, the NCAA commissioned an external, independent review of its progress at championships. “A A continued commitment to equity must be at the center of everything in college sports,” said National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Charlie Baker.

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An Equity and Access Champion

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dueñas’ scholarship addresses issues of equity and access in higher education with a focus on sense of belonging and experiences with imposter syndrome among Latinx students attending four-year colleges and universities.

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