Diversity

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Scarce resources should be used for learning, not sex changes

University administrators across the country are deciding to add sex reassignment surgery to their health insurance plans. For example, in recent history, UC-Berkeley, Duke University, and the University of Illinois-Chicago have all adopted this change.

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Undocumented students in gray area for college admissions

It’s been nearly a year since the Obama administration gave leniency for some children who immigrated to the United States illegally.

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Griner interview fuels further discussion of inclusion in college sports

Top WNBA draft pick Brittney Griner said in an interview with ESPN Magazine that, as a standout for Baylor University, she was encouraged not to discuss her sexuality, because it could hurt recruiting.

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Columbia U. seeks to change ‘Caucasians only’ requirement for fellowship

The Ivy League school is asking a judge to change some requirements of the Lydia C. Roberts graduate and traveling fellowships - which limit recipients to people born in Iowa who are "of the Caucasian race."

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Building Bridges of Understanding Conference

Henry Ford Community College

Dearborne, Mich.

April 5-6, 2013

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Community Colleges Help India with Ambitious Education Plan

About 25 community college leaders traveled to India last month to advise government officials and education leaders as they implement an ambitious plan to upgrade the nation’s technical education system. India has made a commitment to establish 200 community colleges over the next few years.

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Colorado Senate Passes Bill Allowing In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants

A bill that would allow illegal immigrants to attend college at in-state tuition rates passed the Colorado Senate with a historic vote Monday, the first time any Republicans had ever voted for the bill.

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Anti-Affirmative Action Bill Fails This Session

The sponsor of a proposal to eliminate affirmative action initiatives from higher education institutions in Tennessee said fellow Republicans who contributed to the failure of his bill on Wednesday could face repercussions in next year's election.

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Diversity Center to Open at Corning Community College

To Brandon Griewank, diversity is about celebrating our differences, not tolerating them. On Feb. 25, he’ll help mark a step toward that goal, the opening of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Corning Community College.

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College Health Plans Respond as Transgender Students Gain Visibility

Over the last decade, as activists started pushing colleges to accommodate transgender students, they first raised only basic issues, like recognizing a name change or deciding who could use which bathrooms.

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