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Past News & Announcements

 Equity and Inclusion in the News



December 19, 2012 -- Cleveland NBC News Channel 3 WKYC: Monique Menefee striving for success with DEI TRiO Program

December 17, 2012 --  José C. Feliciano gives commencement speech at fall ceremonies

December 4, 2012 -- Safe Space program digs deeper into students' needs

November 27, 2012 -- Oscar Ritchie Scholars Guild provides scholarships for minority students

November 2012     --  LNC Fall 2012 Newsletter

November 13, 2012 -- Upward Bound Students Participate in Inspiration Day

November 8, 2012 -- Assistant Provost gives perspective to Oscar Ritchie scholars

November 8, 2012 -- Third Annual Oxfam Social Issues Banquet Held in Kent Student Center

November 5, 2012 -- N.A.S.A. hosts first inter-tribal gathering in 10 years

October 31, 2012 -- Meet José C. Feliciano, Kent State's New President's Ambassador

October 15, 2012 -- New Business Manager for DEI

October 14, 2012 -- PRIDE! remembers Matthew Shepard at vigil

October 9, 2012 -- Academy Award-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin at KSU

October 6, 2012 -- Crain's Cleveland Business News, KSU Appoints Jose Feliciano

September 19, 2012 -- Seven-Time Emmy Winner John Quiñones at KSU

September 4, 2012 -- New Faces at SMC and LGBTQ Center

September 3, 2012 -- DEI names 2012-2013 Provost Faculty Associates

July 30, 2012 -- Kent State Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion by Commission

June 20, 2012 -- Regional colleges partner with Cleveland Clinic to offer classes to high school students

April 26, 2012 -- Take Back the Night 2012

March 29, 2012 -- Gay Kent State Student opposes Same-Sex Marriage

March 14, 2012 -- Documentary addresses biases and misconceptions of women in the workplace

March 6, 2012 -- Mothers, Mentors and Muses Honored at Fundraising Event 2012

February 6, 2012 -- Dr. Crawford Promoted to Associate Vice President of DEI

January 9, 2012 --  Dr. Constance Longmire Receives President's Excellence Award


August 26, 2011 -  Kupita helps incoming minority students transition to KSU


October 22, 2010 -- Kent State Associate Vice President Receives Award for Book on Diversity in Higher Education


True Colors:  The Newsletter of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Inclusive Actions Movement (formerly known as 100 Commitments)

October 24, 2012 -- 100 Commitments New Focus Announced

100 Commitments for Inclusive Excellence in Action Guide


Lavery Library/Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs Recommended Resource List

Faculty Diversity: A List of Suggested Reading

"Essential Diversity Resources: Recruitment and Retention"

"Gains, and Drawbacks, for Female Professors" by Kate Zernike, from the New York Times, March 21, 2011

"Inclusiveness Prevails at Syracuse University" by Lois Elfman from March 28, 2011

"Traditional Racial Labels No Longer Define New Generation of College Students" by Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs, from March 14, 2011

"Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being" by the US Department of Commerce and Statistics Administration and the Executive Office of the President, March 2011

"Much Research on Campus Diversity Suffers From Being Only Skin Deep, New Studies Suggest"  from The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 13, 2010

"Diversity and Educational Benefits"  a Special Issue of New Directions of Institutional Research

"Minority Report: American Universities are Accepting more minorities than ever. Graduating them is Another Matter." from Newsweek, March 1, 2010

Linking Diversity and Accountability Through Accreditation Standards

Insight into Diversity, March 2010

What happens when you don't look like their definition of success? by Janet Crenshaw Smith, from Profiles in Diversity Journal, March/April 2008

Feminism 101: Patricia Collins, "Black Feminist Thought in the Matrix of Domination" from, February 15, 2008

Diversity Definitions, Summer 2008 

CDAB Bibliography, Fall 2007

"2001 Faculty Development Diversity Series: Classroom Strategies" by St. John Fisher College, November 15, 2001