Southwestern Receives National Higher Education Diversity Award
Southwestern was among the honorees to receive the first annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a winner of the HEED award - a national award honoring U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion - Southwestern was one of only two law schools among the 48 academic institutions to be recognized in INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine's December 2012 issue.
"This award means a great deal to the Southwestern community since we have always viewed diversity as one of our strongest assets," said Associate Dean/Dean of Students and Diversity Affairs Nyree Gray. "Our ability to train future lawyers who become leaders in the legal community is based on our commitment to diversity and inclusion."