EWU and McNair Scholars’ Program alum, Dr. Araceli Frias, featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dr. Frias - Photo courtesy of gradschool.utah.edu (2019)
Dr. Frias - Photo courtesy of gradschool.utah.edu (2019)

Dr. Araceli Frias (EWU McNair Scholars' Program 2006) has been featured in the publication, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Named a "rising star in academia" in the article by Jamal Watson, Dr. Frias has been the assistant dean for diversity in the Graduate School at the University of Utah since 2015. As the assistant dean, she capitalizes on her passion for equity and diversity in higher education through her McNair Scholars' Graduate Network - a program designed to promote communication and collaboration for alumni scholars pursuing doctoral degrees at the University of Utah.

We are so proud of her accomplishments, and congratulate Dr. Frias on her fine work! Read the full story here.

About the publication - Diverse: Issues in Higher Education (from the website):

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education stands alone as the only source of critical news, information and insightful commentary on the full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education.  Diverse began writing about diversity in higher education long before diversity and multiculturalism became “hot-button” issues. Today, [the] mission remains as true as it was more than 30 years ago: to provide information that is honest, thorough and balanced...With more than 30 years of experience covering education, Diverse is the only news magazine focusing on matters of access and opportunity for all in higher education. Its unparalleled coverage of issues surrounding topics such as tenure, salary, faculty, students, recruitment, retention and access and equity earned Diverse the 2002 Folio Award for best education publication in America. And as...communities have grown more diverse, so, too, has [their] editorial focus.

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