Work Still Needs to be Done

Today seemed to bring a lot of news regarding the under-representation of minorities in a lot of environments. This article on CUNY regarding how its students mirror the multihued demographics of the city’s 8.3 million population -yet two-thirds of its faculty is white. AmericanLawyer.com reports that 2009 was not a good year for minorities in large law firms – the industry is actually becoming LESS diverse – along with architectural firms. However, George Washington University can boast that it employs 2 percent more minority faculty members than the national average. Really, when 2% more minority faculty is seen as a good thing – there’s definitely more work needing to be done. Read