The nonpartisan American Democracy Project has engaged thousands of campus leaders, including those at Cal State San Bernardino, in advancing democratic principles across U.S. higher education.
“America’s prosperity is intrinsically tied to the ability of our collective work as public institutions of higher education to deliver on America’s promise,” Tomás D. Morales said in his President-to-Presidents Lecture at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities national conference.
The university was selected by American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ awards committee for its CSUSB President’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Board initiative and “its outstanding results and potential to influence and serve as a model for other institutions.”
The residents of San Bernardino and Riverside counties have access to an institution of higher education that will significantly grow their social mobility, regardless of their first-generation status or having an economically disadvantaged background.
The university was selected by AASCU’s awards committee for its CSUSB President’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Board initiative and “its outstanding results and potential to influence and serve as a model for other institutions.”
“One thing that we teach our students here in Upward Bound at Cal State San Bernardino is the power of telling your story, and taking the power of your story to help others,” says Dalia Hernández.
James Trotter of Academic Technologies & Innovation and Dalia Hernández of Upward Bound will join a program that prepares early to mid-career academic and administrative emerging leaders who aspire to advance.
The American Association of State Colleges and Universities has been awarded a $2.5 million, two-year grant to accelerate transformation and increase student success outcomes across AASCU’s membership network of nearly 400 public colleges,