Tag Archive: minority access

Facilitating Diversity in Higher Education

While the lack of diversity in higher education is not news (and we’ve posted about it here before: Diversity in Higher Education), per se, Marketplace just did a piece on diversity among university… Continue reading

College Students Plus Homelessness Equals?

With Thanksgiving approaching, I offer this experience. I was walking with a faculty colleague across campus and I encountered a 19-year-old African-American female student that I had last year in class.  The young… Continue reading

Diversity in College Admissions: Does Affirmative Action Have a Place?

Often, university faculty are involved in the graduate admissions process. We strive to be “diversity” blind, recommending applicants based on their individual academic and civic merits rather than ancestry, socioeconomic status, or gender.… Continue reading

Who is Qualified to Teach About Cultural Sensitivity?

Through the process of writing in this blog, I began to think about our responsibility as educators to instill change and to plant the seeds for consideration of a different path and a… Continue reading

Drug Courts: Fair Courts?

Work in the School of Human Services Professions allows us wonderful opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Beyond this, students dually enrolled in programs at Widener, such as PsyD and Criminal Justice or MSW and… Continue reading