Walter E. Williams is the John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Professor Williams, a conservative economist, writes a syndicated newspaper column and is the author of 10 books.
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The report found that the largest racial gap in school suspensions in the elementary grades is in Missouri. For secondary school students, the largest racial gap in suspensions is in Wisconsin.
This nationwide survey prepared by UCLA compares current first-year students in terms of characteristics such as family income, grades in high school, future goals, study habits, political views, and social activities.
Dr. Washington has been serving as dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine, vice chancellor for health sciences, and CEO of the University of California, Los Angeles Health System. He will begin his duties at Duke on April 1.
The proposal calls for each undergraduate to complete a course with a grade of C or better that substantially addresses racial, ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, sexual orientation, religious, or other types of diversity.
Festus Ohan was removed from the care of his mother at the age of 5. When he was 13, his father abandoned him and one of his two sisters. He was placed in foster care. Only 2 percent of children placed in foster homes earn degrees from four-year colleges but Ohan beat the odds.
The consortium, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, includes Stanford University, the California Institute of Technology, the University of California at Los Angeles and is led by the University of California at Berkeley.
Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.
An internal task force at the University of California at Los Angeles issued a report that concluded that policies and procedures currently in place to deal with complaints of racial bias and discrimination from faculty members are inadequate.
A professor of public health at the University of California at Los Angeles, she was a leading advocate of brief periods of exercise throughout the day for schoolchildren and office workers. As an undergraduate, she played varsity basketball at Northwestern University.
A new report from the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California at Los Angeles finds personal finances and perceived discrimination are major sources of stress for Black faculty members.