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Study sheds light on men of color in higher education


Because of the Men of Color initiative and other equity, diversity and inclusion efforts at NMSU, the university has been invited to participate in an equity roundtable discussion hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington. LAS CRUCES, NM ( KTSM ) – Josh Turner, associate provost at NMSU, has recently shed light through a study on the higher educational setbacks that apparently men of color seem to face. This has motivated Turner to pursue solutions.

Josh Turner’s article in the Journal of Postsecondary Student Success article takeaways: 62 % of men of color begin their journey in higher education at a two-year institution,

25 % graduate with a degree or certificate within three years.

Over the last two years, more than a million students did not return to college, with about 71 percent of those students being men.

Turner’s article in the Journal of Postsecondary Student Success is located here . Read More » Patrick Turner, associate provost for …

Read More » ASNMSU’s President Matthew Madrid … Two and a half years ago, Turner helped found the Men of Color initiative at NMSU. The initiative is not just for men of color […]

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