A Major Christian University’s Diversity Efforts

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Abilene Christian University, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

INTERVIEW ON THE PRICE OF BUSINESS SHOW, MEDIA PARTNER OF THIS SITE.

Recently Kevin Price, Host of the nationally syndicated Price of Business Show, interviewed Abel Alvarez.

On a recent Price of Business, Host Kevin Price visited with Abel Alvarez of Abilene Christian University.  
Price and Alvarez are old friends from their ACU days and recently got together and discussed major changes at the university.  They discussed:
*  ACU and HSI Diversity Initiatives both nationally and at ACU.
*  Black and Hispanic college retention and graduation rates.
*  Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives (HSI)
*  Why black and Hispanic students drop out
*  Innovative efforts at ACU.
 
  • Service Learning: No. 7 in the nationU.S. News & World Report 2024 “Programs to Look For” benchmark
  • First-year Experience: No. 7 in the nationU.S. News & World Report 2024 “Programs to Look For” benchmark
  • Learning Communities: No. 7 in the nationU.S. News & World Report 2024 “Programs to Look For” benchmark
  • Study Abroad: No. 23 (tied) in the nationU.S. News & World Report 2022-23 “Programs to Look For” benchmark
  • Senior Capstone: No. 26 in the nationU.S. News & World Report 2024 “Programs to Look For” benchmark
  • Best in the West: Princeton Review’s “Best Regional Colleges” (Southwest)Recognized in 2024 list
  • Newsweek’s “America’s Top Online Colleges”Recognized in 2022, 2023 & 2024 college rankings
  • Best Online Bachelor’s in Business ProgramsRecognized in U.S. News & World Report 2023 & 2024 lists
  • Best Online Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) ProgramsRanked #5 program in U.S. by Fortune Education 2022-2023
  • Colleges of DistinctionRecognized in 2022-23 list
  • Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education National RankingsRecognized in 2022 college rankings
  • Forbes Magazine “America’s Top Colleges”Recognized in 2022 list
  • The Princeton Review Top 50 In the NationRecognized in 2023 game design programs
  • Money Magazine “Best Colleges”Recognized in 2021 list for quality, affordability and student outcomes
  • Military Friendly SchoolsNational Designation, 2021 list
  • Tops In Student EngagementNational Survey of Student Engagement, 2021 National Survey
  • Top Producer of Fulbright Student ScholarsFulbright U.S. Student Program for 2019

 

 

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