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LSU Shreveport Seeks to Fire Tenured Environmental Advocate

Inside Higher Ed

LSU Shreveport Seeks to Fire Tenured Environmental Advocate Ryan Quinn Wed, 04/24/2024 - 03:00 AM The university says Brian Salvatore, who’s made accusations against multiple fellow faculty members, has created a “toxic” work environment. Byline(s) Ryan Quinn

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Advocates Promote Equitable Prison Education Programs Post–Pell Restoration

Inside Higher Ed

Advocates Promote Equitable Prison Education Programs Post–Pell Restoration kathryn.palmer… Mon, 02/05/2024 - 03:00 AM Using feedback from incarcerated students is one way to work toward making prison education programs more racially inclusive, according to a new report from the Vera Institute of Justice. Byline(s) Kathryn Palmer

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Advocates Celebrate End of Race-Conscious Admissions

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Advocates Celebrate End of Race-Conscious Admissions Featured Image at Top of Article GettyImages-1504460546.jpg jpg Katherine Knott Fri, 06/30/2023 - 12:00 AM

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This report plays devil’s advocate to the momentum on test-optional policies

University Business

The post This report plays devil’s advocate to the momentum on test-optional policies appeared first on University Business. Opportunity Insights is not unaware of these possible inequities.

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Diversity Advocates Condemn Elimination of DEI Staff and Programs at University of Florida

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

We will continue to speak and act in opposition to what is transpiring, and we need others who believe in the value of this work to join us and advocate for these initiatives," she said. She said that she anticipates that other states will follow Florida's lead. "We

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Bill to Codify Postsecondary Student Success Grants Met with Support and Criticism from Scholars and Advocates

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Although the effort has received support generally, some higher ed scholars and advocates have levied some criticisms and concerns about it. Legislators are looking to enshrine the Postsecondary Student Success Grant (PSSG) program, a student outcomes-centered federal effort, into law through new legislation this March.

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Advocating for Student Preparedness with the Implementation of a Pre-Course 

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Extensive analysis of student perception data was conducted and found a generally positive reception, with a majority of students strongly advocating for the pre-course’s availability to future cohorts (Hansen, Basel, & Malreddy, under review). Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 45 (3): 330–42.