Words matter, but they are a thin substitute for actions. The time has come to move from thin words to thick actions. Long-anticipated demographic shifts in the general population have occurred slowly, but their effects are becoming increasingly consequential. The diversity profile of the U.S. population is rising rapidly, with recent population growth coming from people of color, according to Brookings researcher William Frey. Higher education campuses reflect this reality. Many of these students from underrepresented, underserved, and marginalized populations represent a more significant proportion of overall student applicants.
This is the second of five planned APPA webinars on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 2023.
Presenter: Keith Woodward, Quinnipiac University