More Diversity Resources
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.
City and Regional Resources
- Association of American Colleges & Universities
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
- Diversity Web: An Interactive Resource Hub for
Developed by the Association of American Colleges & Universities and the University of
Maryland, this site includes recommended resources, discussion forums, and institution
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
- 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