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Reagan Rude

Academia lacks diversity. What can Miami do about it?

“It says a lot about the values of a department, of a college, of a university, to have diverse representation of faculty members.” In an industry as plagued with lacking diversity as higher education, big changes may be needed to see any progress.

A memorial stands in honor of Arthur Miller, who led the Friends of Mississippi project, which supported the volunteers of Freedom Summer.

From objection to recollection: Miami’s relationship with Freedom Summer

Miami University bought the Western College for Women, now Miami’s Western campus, in 1974 — 10 years after the privately-owned college hosted the training of 800 college students from across the country on how to register Black voters before they headed to Mississippi. The question is, when a university buys a college, does it buy its history too?