Juan Miró, The Conversation

Juan Miró is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor in Urban Studies at the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Why Diversity in Higher Education Matters



Why is diversity essential for the educational mission of U.S. universities? Advocates for diversity in higher education emphasize a variety of reasons. They range from business oriented considerations, like the need for a diverse and well-educated workforce to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse marketplace or the belief that diversity fosters innovation and creativity.