Diversity Resources

  • American Association of University Professors A resource guide for diversity and affirmative action in higher education.
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW) This association focuses on promoting equity for women through advocacy, education and research. The site includes various resources focused on educational opportunities in higher education.
  • American Indian College Fund Provides scholarships and other support for American Indian students. The site includes resources for students, scholarship information, and information regarding tribal colleges.
  • American Library Association The Office for Diversity within the American Library Association includes news updates, projects, initiatives, meetings and events schedules.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Maintained by the Department of Justice, this site includes continuously updated information on new and proposed regulations, resources and programs.
  • Association for Asian American Studies Geared towards advancing the standard of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Asian American Studies, this association also advocates the interests and welfare of Asian American Studies and Asian Americans.
  • Association of American Colleges & Universities A community of institutions committed to making diversity an integral part of educational excellence and civic engagement. Site includes initiatives, publications, and links to resources on campus diversity.
  • CollegeBoard.com This site includes information regarding achieving diversity in higher education, including the Access & Diversity Collaborative, Minority Issues in Education, and Diversity Conferences.
  • Consortium of Higher Education Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Professionals The Consortium is dedicated to improving higher education environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender faculty, staff, students, administrators and alumni/ae. The site includes a generous number of higher education specific resources.
  • Context Diversity: Reframing Higher Education in the 21st Century Article by Roberto Ibarra that discusses Context Diversity, a concept that the author believes could provide solutions for achieving equity without relying on traditional methods of affirmative action.
  • Council for Opportunity in Education A nonprofit organization focused on expanding educational opportunities in the United States. Works in conjunction with colleges, universities and agencies that host TRIO Programs to help low-income students enter and graduate college.
  • Cultural Diversity in Higher Education Article by David Milligan of the University of South Florida.
  • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education News magazine focused on diversity trends and issues in higher education. Includes archives of past publications.
  • Diversity Web Maintained by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), this site includes a comprehensive list of campus practices and resources about diversity in higher education.
  • Federal TRIO Programs - Office of Postsecondary Education Maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, this site provides information regarding educational opportunity outreach programs designed to support low-income, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities.
  • Higher Education and Real World Business Week Article about Higher Education and Real World.
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) An association of institutions committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. This association helps promote the development of member colleges and universities, and improve access to and quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students.
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity For 35 years, INSIGHT Into Diversity (formerly Affirmative Action Register) has been connecting diverse professionals with institutions and businesses that embrace a workforce that reflects our world. Created as a national recruitment publication, INSIGHT Into Diversity was originally intended to help employers comply with equal opportunity employment legislation.
  • Minority Access, Inc. A non-profit educational organization that works to improve diversity in education, employment and research. Also supports academic institutions, individuals, and other sectors to diversify campuses and other places of employment.
  • Multi-Cultural Review A journal dedicated to the better understanding of ethnic, racial, and religious diversity.
  • National Action Council on Minorities in Engineering Provides leadership and support to increase the representation of African Americans, American Indians and Latinos in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. The site includes articles, publications, upcoming events, and list of resources focused on engineering education and careers.
  • National Association for College Admissions Counseling List of resources NACAC has collected to help college counseling and admission professionals navigate the pursuit and maintenance of diversity in higher education.
  • National Research Center for College and University Admissions A link to the NRCCUA’s diversity section that includes articles, suggestions on expanding diversity programs, and diversity information and resources.
  • The Compelling Need for Diversity in Higher Education A scholarly article arguing that there is a compelling need for diversity in higher education. Their research suggests that the use of race in higher education admissions is not only constitutional, but of vital importance to education and to our society.
  • The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine A magazine that covers news, events and trends that affect multicultural institutions.
  • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education Publication A journal that provides racial statistics, on an institution-by-institution basis, as well as news, featured articles and job opportunities.
  • The National Women's Studies Association An organization dedicated to leading the field of women's studies. Site includes a variety of professional resources, awards, scholarship information, and links to various publications.
  • The PhD Project The PhD Project encourages African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans to pursue Ph.D.’s in business, creating role models and mentors that attract and encourage minority business students resulting in a more diverse academic environment. Since our inception in 1994, The Project has more than tripled the number of minority business school professors from 294 to over 950 today…and it continues to feed this pipeline with 400 minority business students currently in doctoral programs.
  • United Negro College Fund (UNCF) A minority higher education assistance organization that provides support for undergraduate education, as well as to students pursuing masters and doctoral degrees. The site includes various resources and information for students and colleges.
  • Women in Higher Education (WIHE) Women in Higher Education is a monthly practitioner’s news journal. Its goals are to enlighten, encourage, empower and enrage women on campus. WIHE seeks to increase the number of women in campus leadership jobs and provide a continuing source of education and passion on relevant gendered issues to leaders, including males.