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Essay/Brief
November 19, 2019

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Look at Low-Income Undergraduates

As the United States has become more racially and ethnically diverse over the past several decades, so too has higher education. More students of color are seeking a postsecondary credential than ever before. The increase in access for students of color has led to higher levels of educational attainment and the opportunity for upward socioeconomic mobility for a more diverse student population.
Podcast
October 15, 2019

Asian American Students in Higher Ed…It’s Complicated

Just a week after a district court judge rejected claims that Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian American applicants, Julie J. Park, associate professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park, talks with hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa about what this decision means for the future of diversity in higher education.
Podcast
August 13, 2019

Lifting Up Men of Color

Multiple barriers stand between African American and Latino men and college completion. It’s a complex problem that secondary and postsecondary institutions, educators, and policymakers alike have been trying to address, yet finding ways to apply research to practice requires a community-wide effort.

Video
August 1, 2019

Tackling Inequities in Enrollment, Completion, and Workforce Outcomes

Sandy Baum discusses the broad range of issues tackled by Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report.
Video
August 1, 2019

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Comprehensive Review

Cecilia Rios-Aguilar finds the comprehensive integration of data in Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report important for broad audiences.

Essay/Brief
February 14, 2019

Taking History, Funding, and Current Challenges into Account When Discussing Race, Ethnicity, and Completion in Community Colleges

The typical college student is no longer the image many of us hold in our heads—an 18- to 22-year-old who leaves his or her parents’ home for the first time, ready to begin the journey at an ivy-walled four-year college or university. Rather, many of today’s college students are beyond the age of 24, employed at least part time, and raising a family.