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<em>New York Times</em> lists University of Rochester as among most economically diverse

New York Times lists University of Rochester as among most economically diverse

September 9, 2014

The University of Rochester is listed 28th on the New York Times’ “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges” list. Editors then created the College Access Index, a methodology “based on the share of freshmen in recent years who came from low-income families (measured by the share receiving a Pell grant) and on the net price of attendance for low- and middle-income families.”

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The most economically diverse top colleges

The most economically diverse top colleges

September 9, 2014

To measure top colleges’ efforts on economic diversity, The Upshot calculated a College Access Index, based on the share of freshmen in recent years who came from low-income families (measured by the share receiving a Pell grant) and on the net price of attendance for low- and middle-income families. Colleges with a four-year graduation rate of 75 percent or higher in 2011-12 are included.

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Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

Beth Olivares appointed dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering

July 14, 2014

As dean, Olivares will serve as the senior strategist on student and faculty diversity, responsible for providing a vision and a strategy to help AS&E administration proactively create an inclusive environment.

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Bollinger to deliver keynote at 5th annual diversity conference

Bollinger to deliver keynote at 5th annual diversity conference

March 26, 2014

The keynote address will be given by Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia University. Following the address, 18 workshops will focus on race in our community, power and empowerment, and redefining diversity.

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Diversity Conference celebrates fifth year

Diversity Conference celebrates fifth year

March 17, 2014

This year’s conference Crossroads: An Opportunity for Progress will explore race, power, and definitions of diversity in the University community.

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Actress/activist to address issues of diversity

Actress/activist to address issues of diversity

March 6, 2014

Sheryl Lee Ralph, an award-winning actress, activist, and author, will deliver a keynote address during An Evening of Diversity & Empowerment March 28.

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White House report highlights efforts to enhance access

White House report highlights efforts to enhance access

January 16, 2014

Rochester was one of nearly 150 colleges and universities whose initiatives to enroll low-income, first-generation, and minority students were highlighted in a daylong forum.

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EVENT: Rochester Diversity Conference

EVENT: Rochester Diversity Conference

April 5, 2013

More than 400 administrators, trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members will gather for a series of workshops that challenge attendees to think of ways to foster innovation through diversity

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