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Heartland Community College President Fills Diversity Post, Calls Action ‘Overdue’



by Lenore Sobota

NORMAL – It was “somewhat coincidental” that the appointment of an assistant to the president for equity, diversity and inclusion at Heartland Community College comes amid civil unrest following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

But, in a larger sense, it is part of the issues of inequality that have been a focal point of protests, “issues that have been around for years, even centuries,” said President Keith Cornille.

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