10 Concrete Policy Changes PWIs Can Enact to Show Black Lives Matter

Outlet: Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: As Dr. Dafina-Lazarus Stewart, professor and co-chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Colorado State University suggests, PWIs should shift the language they use to describe work seeking to advance and liberate Black people within their institutions from nomenclature that appeases, such as the terms diversity and inclusion, to more transformative terminology such as equity and social justice. In practice, that would look like altering the names of offices, divisions, and position titles to include “equity and social justice”.