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Broken Promises?

Colleges and universities responded to the death of George Floyd with public commitments to racial justice, but two years later, too little has changed, argue Colleen E. Wynn and Elizabeth Ziff.

The Exclusivity of Inclusive Excellence

Andrea Y. Simpson reflects on how the phrase, as interpreted at so many institutions, can undermine the goals of diversity and inclusivity, as well as limit the scope of first-rate scholarship.

Looking Beyond the Diversity Check Box

The work of diversity committees and offices has recently been amplified, yet much of it remains performative, Aparajita De argues—and South Asians should help change that.

The Change Higher Education Needs Today

As attacks on critical race theory accelerate, colleges must create more mentoring environments designed by BIPOC faculty themselves, write Irene Mata, Melva Treviño and M. Gabriela Torres.

Black Women Navigating the Workplace: A Few Strategies

Brittany K. Robertson offers some recommendations based on a study she conducted on the experiences and perspectives of Black women staff members in higher education.

The Future of Faculty Development Is Feminist

Colleges must mend the gap between conventional views about what faculty need for support and what faculty actually want, writes Niya Bond.

Colleges Should Make It OK for Faculty to Disclose Disabilities

The academy continues to be ableist and disadvantage people with various learning abilities and those in neurodiverse learning communities, argues Karly Ball.

How Presidents Can Best Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

No matter where they stand politically, every president must provide leadership in this area, writes Sheila Edwards Lange, who recommends some ways to do so effectively.