Geography Student Demographics

February 26, 2018

Last month I asked our Academic Specialist Alex Cohn to pull some demographic data on our students. In particular I’m interested in trends in diversity of our student body both undergraduates and graduates. There is much to digest but here are graphs showing the percentage of non-whites (self identified) for graduate and undergraduates and for graduate students only. The picture is optimistic but we can do better. I talked with Drs. Mesev and Horner about steps forward (diversity plan) and we agreed that offering courses that will attract a broader range of students and advertising to our current students the existing diversity of our faculty across race, gender, and scholarly interests will help us keep these trends going upward.