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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.

Events


Webinar Recording: Engaging Campus Stakeholders on Enrollment Issues Associated with Student Diversity

October 20, 2020
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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

November 16, 2020, 3:30-5 pm EST
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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 pending federal court litigation involving Harvard, UNC, and UT. In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the relevant policy and legal landscape, the presenters identify policy and practice strategies that institutions of higher education should be taking as they advance mission-based diversity goals in legally sustainable ways.

Webinar: Foundations for Enrollment Management to Achieve Mission-Based Diversity Goals: The Basics of Law and Policy

December 15, 2020, 1-3 pm EST
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This webinar, designed for mid-level and junior staff, will provide an introduction to the basics of law and policy related to institutional diversity goals and enrollment strategies designed to achieve those goals. It will offer a primer on basic concepts, core legal principles, and how those principles are applied under law. Several case examples will illustrate the law in action, with time for participant and panelist engagement.

News


ADC New Publications

  • 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 best to successfully navigate the current landscape, with a focus on key concepts, model definitions, and effective rebuttals to myths on issues associated with diversity that continue to plague our national and institutional dialogues.