From 2012 to 2020, the Hispanic population has increased by 26% in states where affirmative action has already been banned. However, their flagship universities' Hispanic student body has averaged only a 4% increase.
After helping boost Johns Hopkins low-income, first-generation student persistence rates to 100%, the Kessler Scholars Collaborative is expanding its reach to 16 schools and 1,600 students, thanks in part to $10 million in new funding.
A letter signed by 120 Connecticut College faculty members suggested the relationship between leadership and the campus community undergo "a fundamental change" and called on the Board to hold an open forum during its campus visit.
Reports show less than 1% of state and federal funding being spent on DEI, but Secretary of Education Ryan Walters isn't buying it—and considers even that much to be an irresponsible waste of taxpayer dollars.
DeSantis' vision for a conservative-leaning New College of Florida has begun with the removal of sitting president Patricia Okker, replacing her with former education commissioner and GOP Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran.