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Marquette University graduates celebrate during the 2014 commencement ceremony [Marquette University]
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Marquette Plans Significant Increase to Hispanic Student Population

Marquette University announced this week an ambitious plan to increase the school’s Hispanic student enrollment by more than 15 percent over the next 10 years. The move will position the Catholic, Jesuit university to be designated a Hispanic-serving institution.
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Santa Clara University Announces Blue Ribbon Commission to Advance Diversity

SANTA CLARA, CA – In a time of heightened global attention to racial and social issues impacting people of color signified by unrest across the nation’s campuses, Santa Clara University has announced that they will initiate a Blue Ribbon Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. Other institutions in the Jesuit network are responding as well.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Release Statement on Race Relations

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a statement on race relations delivered by Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the USCCB, at their annual Spring General Assembly, June 10.