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The only Black female CEO in the S&P 400 boosted her company’s minority leadership by 50% in 4 years — here’s how she did it – Business Insider

Lisa Wardell, the CEO of for-profit education company Adtalem, increased racial diversity in her eight-person senior leadership team by 50% over four years. Wardell told Business Insider that mentoring underrepresented employees and placing women with no prior board experience in leadership positions helped diversify the company. Wardell was also the only Black female CEO in More Info »

Lawmakers Divided on How Government Should Support Higher Education as Fall Semester Approaches – NASFAA

A virtual hearing of the House Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee on Tuesday served as a prime example of the litany of questions that remain as the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus continues to disrupt the country’s academic calendar, both this year and likely for the foreseeable future. The hearing also underscored the More Info »

Additional Coverage of the Hearing on Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Higher Education

Reopening Campuses, Racial Disparities – Inside Higher Ed Higher ed leaders warn House committee of financial strain – The Hill Smucker Opening Statement at Hearing on COVID-19 Impact on Higher Education Chairwoman Davis Opening Statement at Hearing Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Rep. Susie Lee Examines DeVos-led Department of Education’s Failure to More Info »