Higher education institutions are feeling even more urgency to graduate nurses and pharmacists amid health care labor shortages and burnout among frontline workers.
Discrimination, additional stressors create barriers to graduation for Black students, study finds
A new joint study from the Lumina Foundation and Gallup finds that Black college students face distinctive challenges to completing a postsecondary degree, including racial discrimination and conflicting work and caregiving commitments.
Meet Georgetown Law’s first chief diversity officer
Anjali Bindra Patel shares how Georgetown Law is “building the culture we want with each inclusive step and each inclusive action.”
New report explores connection between faculty diversity and student success
To improve student outcomes, U.S. colleges and universities must collaborate to ensure students of all backgrounds can see themselves reflected among faculty at their institutions, a new report finds.
Supreme Court once again considers race-conscious admissions at U.S. colleges and universities
Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the future of affirmative action in college admissions, as higher education leaders considered what the ruling could mean for their efforts to increase diversity.
‘Equity as a precondition of excellence’: Commission releases 2030 blueprint for undergraduate education
An influential group of university leaders, scholars, and advocates says U.S. research universities must prioritize equity to meet the needs of all students, prepare them for productive careers, and build a stronger society.
Business schools work to diversify applicant pool
Women and ethnic minorities remain underrepresented in Executive MBA programs. Georgetown University and other institutions are working to change that.
Georgetown Law report: How can colleges put more underrepresented students on the path to lucrative careers?
A study from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality explores how women and students of color are excluded from fields of study that lead to high-earning professions and how that segregation reinforces economic inequities.
Summer Institute brings together dozens of colleges, universities working toward educational equity
Co-hosted by Georgetown University, this year’s Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience convened more than 425 faculty, staff, and administrators to facilitate networking and advance projects that address equity gaps.
Advocating for a stronger pipeline of Indigenous physicians
A Native Harvard medical student is working to boost the number of Indigenous doctors in the U.S. and reduce barriers to health care for Indigenous communities.
Georgetown University leads over 50 Catholic colleges in filing Supreme Court brief supporting affirmative action
The coalition’s amicus brief urges the Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action as it prepares to hear two cases that threaten the legality of race-conscious admissions.
It will take 70 years for the U.S. college student population to reflect nation’s demographics, a new report shows
Despite diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, a new report shows that racial parity in U.S. colleges and universities is at least 70 years away.