Amid an increasing volume of legislation LGBTQ Iowans say makes them feel targeted and unwelcome in their own state, concerns around the impacts of rhetoric in the Iowa Legislature extend beyond those in the rainbow communities.
Articles Tagged: Diversity, equity and inclusion
The raising of the Juneteenth flag -- the first to be flown under the new policy -- “should also inspire us to use our platform and our voices for actions that demand equity for all people,” said LaNisha Cassell of the African American Museum of Iowa
A diversity-related disagreement among Coe College trustees that started in the fall behind closed doors and bubbled out into the public in subsequent weeks has continued to boil as concerned community members speak out and campus leaders air new grievances, including allegations of “vulgar, sexist, and threatening remarks.”
Four of five University of Iowa undergraduates feel they belong on campus, but percentages drop among minority students — with a quarter of multiracial, Asian, and underrepresented undergrads, and 40 percent of transgender or gender-nonconforming students, saying they don’t feel a sense of belonging
Six years after joining Coe College as provost, Pauline O’Loughlin – also serving as interim dean of students, Title IX coordinator, and collaborator on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts -- is leaving to become provost for another private campus.