Posted on · Public colleges and universities in Texas cannot create or continue their diversity, equity and inclusion programs according to an impending state law, which is leading to the closure of DEI and LGBTQ resource centers at the University of Houston.
Posted on · A year into his historical presidency, Rice University’s Chief Executive Officer, Reginald DesRoches, is remaining steadfast and championing measures of inclusion despite the state of Texas dismantling them at colleges across the region, all while he leads an institution whose founder during slavery profited off individuals who looked like him.
Posted on · Signs posted on the UH campus this week said the offices had disbanded in order to comply with Senate Bill 17, an impending Texas law that bans public universities from implementing diversity, equity and inclusion practices. The university called the signage "premature."
Posted on · In the fallout of A&M’s failure to hire professor Kathleen McElroy, students and alumni lament the missed opportunity to revive the university’s journalism program and provide students with valuable mentorship.