Here’s Why your College’s DEI Efforts are Failing (and 2 Tools for Getting Unstuck)

August 26, 2021 | Building and maintaining a culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in higher education is hard. The challenges to this important work may even seem insurmountable in our current political climate. Even beyond the overt backlash against DEI as currently seen in the campaign against Critical Race Theory (CRT)—a concept used as a catch-all for attempts to block both the teaching and learning about race and racism as well as the restructuring of our institutions to address it—the more generalized fear of even opening up challenging conversations about race is potentially the greater and more persistent challenge.

 

3 Tips for Stakeholder Engagement to Make the Most of Fall In-Service

August 16, 2021 | Whether you are heading into or out of your Fall In-Service to get the 2021/22 academic year off to a great start, the importance of getting the most buy-in and engagement from all of your program’s stakeholders is something that’s probably top of mind.

 

Reconsidering How We Build  Programs For Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) in Higher Education

July 27, 2021 | By ACEI Consulting-Building and maintaining a culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in higher education is hard. The challenges to this important work may even seem insurmountable in our current political climate. Even beyond the overt backlash against DEI as currently seen in the campaign against Critical Race Theory (CRT)—a concept [...]