Last Wednesday, College Board President Dan Coleman announced major changes to the test that many high school juniors and seniors sweat about. The new SAT, which will be placed on the desks of high school students come 2016, will be more analysis and application based in order to improve how the test measures success in schools.
At the gala, Greg Tourner, the chair of the Commission on the Status of Black Males, introduced the Outstanding Black Male Leaders of Tomorrow Awards.
IU alum and ESPN sports anchor Sage Steele was one of the morning keynote speakers at the first Diversity Leadership Conference, a collaboration between the Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development and the Hudson and Holland Scholars Program.
Hudson and Holland director Marsha McGriff unveiled a dedication mural to the audience of Hudson and Holland students, alumni and administrators during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Hudson and Holland Scholarship Program.
The fall 2013 student body is the most diverse yet, but the numbers are short of the goal. Under-represented minorities have increased from 7.6 percent in fall 2005 to 13.2 percent this fall, 2.2 percentage points short of the Trustees’ goal.
Viola Taliaferro, Monroe County's African-American judge, and George Taliaferro, the first African-American to be drafted into the NFL, discuss racism at IU during the time it was segregated and progress that still need to be made.