Sunil Ramlall to Present at Global Business Conference

Top Quote Sunil Ramlall, Professor of Business, will be a featured speaker at the global business conference (ACBSP) in June discussing academic leadership. The presentation will synthesize the data on differences among demographics of students, faculty, staff and higher ed leaders and describe how racial privileges and stereotypes can manifest in our campus policies and practices. End Quote
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI (1888PressRelease) May 25, 2021 - Sunil Ramlall explains that within universities and colleges, there have been intense dialogue about strengthening human rights and condemning racism, injustice, and inequity. Higher education offers a unique opportunity for candid discussions and hopefully, strategies to address some of the fundamental challenges communities and individuals face.

    A report published by National Center for Education Statistics (2020) indicated that of the more than 19,645,000 enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, 55.2% were White, 13.4% Black, 19.5 Hispanic, 7.3 Asian/Pacific Islander. 8,571.3 males and 11,206.8 females were enrolled in 2018. At the same time, Insider Higher Education (2020) published a report by CUPA highlighting the representation of Women, Racial/Ethnic Minorities, and Black/Hispanic Women in Leadership Positions. 19% of the professionals in Academic Affairs were Racial/Ethnic Minorities and 26% Student Affairs.

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