Higher Education Resources
Review the external links below for additional resources.
American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE):
The American Association of Blacks in Higher Education pursues the educational and professional needs for Blacks in higher education with focus on leadership, access, and vital issues impacting students, faculty, staff and administrators. AABHE also facilitates and provides opportunities for collaborating, and networking among individuals, institutions, groups and agencies in higher education in the United States and internationally.
American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE):
The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education is outgrowth of the Hispanic Caucus, which was a component of the now defunct American Association of Higher Education (AAHE). Throughout its history, AAHHE has been involved in numerous activities with three goals in mind: To increasing the pipeline of Hispanic faculty in higher education; to bring issues pertinent to Hispanics to the attention of the larger academic community; and to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of Hispanics as they pertain to our academy.
The American Council on Education (ACE):
ACE has provided leadership and a unified voice on key higher education issues. Through advocacy, research and innovative programs, ACE represents the interests of more than 1,800 campus executives, as well as the leaders of higher education - related associations and organizations.
AAUP has a history of defending diversity and they are committed to increasing diversity in all areas of higher education. The AAUP addresses such issues equal access to sports programs on the basis of sex, the ability of employees to sue employers for actions that disproportionately affect workers over forty, institutions' rights to offer benefits to same-sex partners, and issues faced by women in the academy.
INSIGHT Into Diversity:
For over 35 years, INSIGHT Into Diversity (formerly Affirmative Action Register) has been connecting professionals with institutions and businesses that embrace a workforce that reflects our world. Through our magazine and online recruitment site, we continue to serve progressive employers looking to find dynamic talent in every field. These fields include higher education, healthcare, government and business.
BlackPast.org is dedicated to providing reference materials to the general public on six centuries of African American history. It includes an online encyclopedia of hundreds of famous and lesser known figures in African America, full text primary documents and major speeches of black activists and leaders from the 18th Century to the present. There are also links to hundreds of websites that address the history of African Americans including major black museums and archival research centers in the United States and Canada. The website is directed toward multiple audiences ranging from scholars and researchers to the general public.
Cultures on the Edge:
Cultures On The Edge is an online magazine published quarterly by a team of experienced web entrepreneurs, along with world-renown author Wade Davis and professional photographer Chris Rainier. Together they have molded their skills to present a dynamic online magazine that hopes to support cultural diversity through education.
DiversityAbroad.com is a online resource center for minority and economically disadvantaged students interested in study abroad. Students can search for international scholarships as well as study abroad, intern, volunteer and work abroad opportunities.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education:
Since its founding in 1984, Diverse has been America's premier news source for information concerning the representation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity in higher education.
Globalization 101 is sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the John : S. Niarchos Foundation, Globalization 101 is dedicated to providing students with information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities on this complex phenomenon. The goal of the organization is to challenge you to think about many of the controversies surrounding globalization and to promote an understanding of the trade-offs and dilemmas facing policy-makers.
The Multicultural Advantage:
The Multicultural Advantage is an online community where minority professionals and leaders can stay informed, identify opportunities and learn firsthand what it takes to stay ahead of the pack. Included are thousands of articles, checklists, research reports, and links covering career issues, diversity, racism, ESL, immigration, education, business and other topics of interest to minorities and people working with multicultural issues. The Multicultural Advantage provides news & commentary, fresh information, viewpoints and experiences every business day from people of color working the trenches. The Multicultural Advantage provides timely coverage of workplace and education issues and trends relevant to minorities in the fields from all backgrounds and from every level - from student to CEO. It also contains in-depth how-to articles designed to help our readers grow and succeed. The site also provides resources for companies that seek to become more effective with diversity staffing.
Native Village was created as an educational and current events resource for Native youth, teens, families, educators, and friends. Their weekly publications--Native Village Youth and Education News, and Native Village Opportunities and Websites--are published on Wednesdays. Every issue shares Indian news and education across the Americas and is written in a condensed, easy-to-read format.
The PhD Project:
An alliance of corporations and higher education institutions, along with numerous academic and professional associations, The PhD Project utilizes a holistic approach to improve workforce diversity by diversifying business school faculties.
Workplace Diversity is the central job search web site for Corporate recruiters who want to make a good faith effort to reach experienced diversity talent. They hope to bridge the gap between companies that support diversity and experienced diversity candidates by providing one central location for their recruiters to post open positions.
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT):
Management Leadership for Tomorrow is a national nonprofit that develops African American, Hispanic and Native American young people for leadership positions in corporations, nonprofits, and entrepreneurial ventures where these minority groups are dramatically under-represented. In partnership with the top MBA programs and several blue-chip corporations (including McKinsey & Company, Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo and Citigroup), MLT delivers programming at the critical career transition points: high school to college, college to early career, early career to MBA, and MBA to executive leadership.
MBA Diversity began as a grassroots organization in 2003 and has evolved into a MBA inclusive prep program and professional membership organization. With both American and international members, the organization has successfully created a new breed of multicultural business professional.
National Black MBA Association:
The National Black MBA Association is professional network of individuals dedicated to increasing corporate diversity and access to capital. We educate, we help, and we invest in the empowerment of black business minds.
National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA):
NSHMBA serves 32 chapters and 8,000 members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. NSHMBA exists to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development. NSHMBA works to prepare Hispanics for leadership positions throughout the U.S., so that they can provide the cultural awareness and sensitivity vital in the management of the nation's diverse workforce.