Stronger Together: Insights from Historically Black Colleges and Universities
A recently released report “Stronger Together,” developed by the OLC in partnership with the National Accrediting Commission for Diversity and Inclusion, Tennessee State University, United States Distance Learning Association, and National Coalition of 100 Black Women found three primary areas for improvement, including student support, funding, and operations.
HBCUs play an essential role in advancing the nation’s capacity for leadership in quality learning experiences for all students. African Americans and other people of color comprise upwards of 35% of U.S. citizens and permanent residents in American colleges and universities. The number is growing and, in a few decades, students of color will make up the majority of students in the nation’s higher education institutions, the Pew Research Center has suggested.
Please join OLC Chief Academic Officer Angela Gunder and OLC Board Member Dr. Kim Cliett Long for a free webinar on May 28th, 2021 at 11 AM ET. The webinar will address practices to safeguard student success in online learning and actions institutions must take to address inequities, diversity, and inclusion.