Progress report: Where higher ed stands on racial equity

It would take about 70 years for all not-for-profit institutions to reflect underrepresented students fully in their incoming student population, write partner Diana Ellsworth, senior partner Jonathan Law, and partner Duwain Pinder. And if current trends continue, it will take schools a thousand years, on average, to achieve representational parity for faculty. By pursuing racial-equity goals, the higher-education sector may achieve gains in core areas of impact, benefiting students, faculty, community members, and society. Explore these insights to uncover broad actions institutions should consider to advance goals around racial equity, and check out the McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility for the latest research.

Racial and ethnic equity in US higher education

Racial and ethnic equity in US higher education: Students and faculty

Racial and ethnic equity in US higher education: Completion rates

How technology is shaping learning in higher education

Using machine learning to improve student success in higher education

How HBCUs can accelerate Black economic mobility