Diversity

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We Support Diversity
Dr. Richard E. Holmes, the first African-American student in Mississippi State history. In the presentation "Leading out Front: A Conversation with Dr. Richard Holmes," the trailblazer discussed how the university as a whole supported him and provided him the motivational learning atmosphere that allowed him to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a physician. Learn more about Holmes' visit.

City and Regional Resources

Professional Organizations

Peer Institutions

Higher Education

  • Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
    A membership organization comprised of more than 730 colleges and universities, AAC&U works to strengthen, advance, and articulate the aims of a 21st century liberal education. Its "Diversity Works" initiative draws on AAC&U's quarter century of experience in advancing educational equity for all students.
  • American Association of University Women
    The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation's leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.
  • Diversity Digest
    A quarterly newsletter published by the Association of American Colleges and Universities and designed to enable campus practitioners to facilitate a diversity agenda. Provides information about successful diversity initiatives around the country.
  • Diversity Web: An Interactive Resource Hub for Higher Education
    Developed by the Association of American Colleges & Universities and the University of Maryland, this site includes recommended resources, discussion forums, and institution profiles.
  • Tolerance.org
    A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity, and respect for differences in schools.
  • Women in Higher Education
    Women in Higher Education is a monthly practitioner's news journal, designed to help smart women on campus get wise about how gender affects their being successful in the male-dominated world of higher education. Its goals are to enlighten, encourage, empower and enrage women on campus. By sharing problems and solutions, women can learn to talk back, refuse to accept blame and quit taking guff from people who are less enlightened.

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