As the body of research on issues related to access and diversity in higher education grows, it’s important to develop new polices and reevaluate existing ones to ensure they remain ethical and effective.
This page features the latest access- and diversity-related news and events to keep you up to date on the latest developments in the field.
Webinar Recording: A Year-End Access & Diversity Collaborative Double-Header: Major Takeaways from the Recent SFFA v. UNC Court Decision and a Deep Dive on a Race-Neutral Promising Practic
This two-part webinar provides an overview of the SFFA v. UNC federal trial court decision upholding UNC’s race-conscious admissions policy and explores two race-attentive (but race-neutral) strategies to advance diversity and equity interests, as a required condition to establishing the need for any more explicit consideration of race under federal discrimination law.
Webinar Recording: Engaging Campus Stakeholders on Enrollment Issues Associated with Student Diversity
This webinar offers guidance to campus leaders as they engage with colleagues and their communities on issues associated with student diversity and admissions.
Webinar: Major Federal Developments Affecting Higher Education Diversity and Admission: Harvard, UNC, and UT Updates and Implications
This webinar will provide the latest news and insights from the current wave of federal litigation and administrative agency enforcement activity related to the consideration of race, ethnicity, and sex in admissions and other enrollment decisions—with a particular focus on pending federal court litigation involving Harvard, UNC, and UT.
Webinar: Law, Policy, & Practice: What Everyone Needs to Know about Race & Admissions
This webinar provides training and development for mid-career admissions officers on the background and the benefits of diversity, legal principles, and court decisions to help recruit a diverse class.
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Engaging Campus Stakeholders on Enrollment Issues Associated with Student Diversity: A Communications Primer
With the goal of supporting enrollment and campus leaders as they engage with colleagues and their communities on issues associated with student diversity and admissions, this webinar will offer insights and guidance on how to successfully navigate the current landscape, with a focus on key concepts, model definitions, and effective rebuttals to myths around issues associated with diversity that continue to plague our national and institutional dialogues.