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Race in America - Dr. Marcus Pohlmann and Dr. Charles McKinney of Rhodes College
Summary: This series of videos was created in June 2020 and centers on race in America. Among other things, the series covers questions about Black Lives Matter, looting/violence/protests, police reform/defunding, the prison system, and racism in healthcare.

Education in America - Dr. Marcus Pohlmann and Dr. Zachary Casey of Rhodes College
Summary: This series of videos was created in September 2020 and center on education in America, with a focus on education in urban environments. Among other things, the series covers questions about COVID-19 and its impact on students and teachers, the efficacy of remote learning, the pandemic's disproportionate impact on the education of students in low-income households, and how to address racism in the American educational system.

Course Redesign for Equity & Inclusion

Course ReDesign for Black, Latinx, and Low-Income Students
Diverse Student Voices Informing Educational Strategies (GlobalMindED, September 2020)
Promoting Equity in High School Dual-Enrollment Programs (Columbia University October 2020)
Working Toward Equity in Online Education (WCET October 2020)10 Strategies for Creating Inclusive Online Learning Environments (Stanford U, May 2020)
10 Strategies for Creating Inclusive Online Learning Environments (Stanford U, May 2020)

The Digital Divide

Closing the Higher Education Digital Divide during COVID (EdSurge, July 2020)
Digital Divide Starts with a Laptop (New York Times, subscription needed)

Government & Association Recommendations

AACU Responding to the Ongoing COVID-19 Crisis & to Calls for Racial Justice
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities: Institutional Plans for Racial Justice
Developing a Practice of Equity Mindedness (Center for Urban Education)
Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Statement on Inequity
Recommendations from the Obama Center
What Higher Education Can Do to Reverse Deepening Divides (Association of American Colleges and Universities)

Indicators & Dashboards

COVID Racial Data Tracker
Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the US (Pell Institute, 2020)

Institutional Plans for Equity & Equality

Barron Outlines Penn State’s Actions Against Racism, Hate Speech
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan: University of Michigan
Perspective of a Black College President on Recent Events
University of Pittsburgh Equity and Justice Collective

Promise Grants

Loss of College Promise Grants Endanger Dream of Higher Education (1)
Loss of College Promise Grants Endanger Dream of Higher Education (2)

Other Articles

Actions Higher Ed Institutions Should Take to Help Eradicate Racism (Inside Higher Ed-July 2, 2020)
Adaptive Learning and Disadvantaged Students: College Perspectives (video, September 2020

COVID-19 is Increasing Academic Disparities Across Racial Groups (McKinsey, June 1, 2020)
Envisioning Higher Education as Antiracist (Inside Higher Education July 2, 2020)
Equity Audits Should be Commonplace on College Campuses (Inside Higher Education, March 25,2020)
Higher Ed’s Toothless Response to the Killing of George Floyd (June 10, 2020)
How Racial Inequity Harms American Schoolchildren
Opening the Door to Equity in Higher Education: A Data-Driven Approach (Oct. 23, 2020)
Racial Equity in Student Mental Health During COVID-19: Lessons Learned

Juneteenth Celebrations & Responses 

Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Bowdoin College Resource Page on Juneteenth
Harvard University Juneteenth Closing Announcement
Chronicle: Higher Ed’s Reckoning with Race (June 15, 2020)
Big Business has Begun to Recognize Juneteenth. What’s the Next Step? (June 19, 2020)


AICUP Member Colleges Responses to the George Floyd Murder
 
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