Latest Diversity in education News

College baseball intent on increasing Black players, coaches

Jun. 24, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Anthony Holman is the highest-ranking NCAA official at the College World Series and the man in charge of the Division I baseball championship. Holman is Black, and when he watches the games, he doesn't see many people who look like him on the field or in the...

Deal could end desegregation case in Alabama school system

May. 22, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

LaFAYETTE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge will consider an agreement between the Justice Department, civil rights attorneys and school officials in an east Alabama county that could end more than 50 years of federal desegregation oversight of the system. A consent decree between...

Blank laments not building diversity, won't miss bureaucracy

May. 11, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Outgoing University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she regrets that campus diversity hasn’t increased. Blank is set to leave her post on May 27 to become president of Northwestern University. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that...