ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Campus Diversity and Inclusion all of the Campus Diversity and Inclusion News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduThu, 21 Jun 2018 04:48:37 ZACE News Feeds 1.0 Featured Content for Topic Group: Campus Diversity and Inclusion Statement Urging Congress to Pass the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act​ACE and a group of other associations issued a joint statement on March 23 in support of the bipartisan Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S. 2559) and urging Congress to pass it swiftly. The bill would ratify and implement the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled​.​​​​​​ Supports Bill to Promote Equal Access to Education for Students with DisabilitiesACE sent a letter today to Reps. Phil Roe (R-TN) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) in support of their bill to establish an independent commission to develop voluntary accessibility guidelines for postsecondary electronic instructional materials., Associations Comment on Proposed Web Accessibility RulesACE and 12 other higher education associations submitted comments last week in response to a Department of Justice request for input on revising the regulations governing the accessibility of state and local government websites—including those of public universities—under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Survey Finds Increased Focus Among College Presidents on Campus Racial ClimateCampus racial climate has become a larger priority for college and university presidents and their institutions, finds a new national online survey by ACE's Center for Policy Research and Strategy. Blueprint for Improving Educational Outcomes for Black and Latino MenA new brief in CPRS's Viewpoints series aims to help educators and policymakers better understand the challenges young male students of color face and give them tools to address those challenges. Event on Race, Class and College Access Report Underscores Need for Campus DiversityThe gathering featured four different panels on topics related to college access and diversity with opening remarks by ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and Gary Orfield, co-director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. ACE Brief Calls for Strategic Diversity Leadership in Higher EducationA new ACE brief asserts that campus diversity is no longer just a question of moral and social responsibility but is critical to achieving excellence and competing in the 21st century knowledge economy. Brief Examines Scarcity of Asian Pacific Islander American Leaders in Higher EducationAn examination of the barriers to advancement for Asian Pacific Islander Americans and a call on the higher education community to take immediate steps to ameliorate the situation. ResourcesLinks to helpful resources on accessibility in higher education. Women’s Network​The ACE Women’s Network is a national system of networks within each state, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia with the goal of advancing and supporting women in higher education. Dream Undone? Advancing Access and Diversity in a Shifting Legal LandscapeThis brief, published by the National Association for College Admission Counseling, provides a brief overview of the publication, "Race, Class, and College Access: Achieving Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape. College President StudyThe survey is the oldest, most comprehensive and in-depth source of information about the college presidency and the leadership pipeline in higher education. Make sure your institution's president is included. Leaders for the Future: A Toolkit for Developing Administrators in Higher EducationPreparing Leaders for the Future: A Toolkit for Developing Administrators in Higher Education Institutional Practices on AccessibilityExamples of some of technology accessibility policies that colleges and universities have adopted to fit their campus's unique circumstances. College and University FundingThis issue brief contextualizes the important progress tribal colleges and universities have made in Indian Country, and describes important inequities in federal, state, and local funding that limit these institutions’ ability to further their impact on the tribal communities they are chartered to serve. Ed Spotlight: American Indians and Alaska Natives in Undergraduate EducationAmerican Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) undergraduates are a diverse group in many ways, including the number of tribes they represent−566 federally recognized tribes across 35 states. National data help us understand degree aspirations and enrollment and financial aid trends that get lost in generalizations of the understudied AI/AN population that represents almost one percent of the national college student body. This infographic provides statistics on AI/AN students in undergraduate education. InstitutionsHispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) are colleges and universities with 25 percent or more total undergraduate Hispanic enrollment. This issue brief offers an overview of federal funding requirements, current revenue streams available to HSIs, and examines threats to long-term HSI viability. the Commitment to Moving the Needle: Advancing Women in Higher Education LeadershipAdd your name to the commitment.