The Education Blog
10:24 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Focusing on Diversity at URI

Naomi Thompson was appointed in 2012 to lead the URI Office of Community, Equity and Diversity.
Naomi Thompson was appointed in 2012 to lead the URI Office of Community, Equity and Diversity.
Credit John Bender

The University of Rhode Island's campus in Kingston.
The University of Rhode Island's campus in Kingston.

Minority students and faculty are in relatively short supply at the University of Rhode Island, but efforts are underway to improve their numbers. Rhode Island Public Radio Education Reporter and Morning Edition Host Elisabeth Harrison sat down with URI's Vice President of Community, Equity and Diversity Naomi Thompson to talk about the challenges to increasing diversity on URI's campus.