- The Center for Urban
Education at the Rossier School of Education at the University
of Southern California is the location of exciting research on
diversity in higher education. Estela Mara Bensimon, the director,
together with a team of researchers has been field testing an
organizational learning model of institutional change, the
Equity Scorecard, in 14 urban public and independent two-
and four-year colleges in the Los Angeles metropolitan area for
the past four years. Visit the Center’s website to learn
more about the Equity Scorecard and how it can contribute toward
a culture of institutional accountability.
- The Office of University
Diversity and Academic Initiatives at Kent State University
is at the forefront for integrating diversity throughout the institution.
Steve O. Michael, Vice Provost for Diversity & Professor of
Higher Education Administration, is leading this inspirational
effort to infuse higher education with diversity that really makes
a difference for students. Visit his office’s website to
learn more about how leadership and commitment can contribute
to successful diversity initiatives on campus.
- Chapmyn Spoken Word is
a spoken word theater company celebrating 15 years of success
in creatively fusing classic and contemporary African American
theater styles with exciting Hip-Hop energy, resulting in spellbinding
performances that cut to the heart of burning issues. Our works
are designed to stimulate critical thinking and lead to meaningful
dialogue. We have a diverse repertoire and offer shows appropriate
for nearly all audiences. Our shows include Our Young Black Men
are Dying and Nobody Seems to Care; Womyn with Wings; One Race,
One People, One Peace; and English Only. Visit their website to
learn more about Chapmyn Spoken Word and how you can book them
for an event on campus or elsewhere.