US sector ‘would take 70 years’ to reach diversity goals

From Times Higher Education: “US higher education is moving so slowly on reaching racial equality goals that it will be nearly 70 years before all student populations are representative of the wider communities they serve, a leading consulting firm has concluded. The path towards ensuring a proportionate ratio among faculty members is even worse, moving at a pace that would take nearly 300 years to complete, according to McKinsey & Company. The firm advises numerous leading US universities on various aspects of their operations, and it described its analysis as a way of helping their leaders advance their overall equity goals.”

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