Florida schools flunk in diversity report

According to Paul Dosal, vice president of Student Affairs and Student Student Success, the failing grade could be due to the study not including transfer students. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE

USF Tampa joined eight other Florida universities in receiving an “F” grade in representation equity — black students’ share of enrollment in undergraduate population compared to Florida’s general population of 18 to 24 year olds — in a study conducted by The University of Southern California’s (USC) Race and Equity Center.

The study included the ranking of 13 Florida schools in terms of representation, gender and completion equity — the extent to which black students’ graduation rates match overall six year graduation rates — as well as black-student to black-faculty…

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