Verbit gathered three university leaders to share success stories of their inclusion efforts. Their message is clear - schools must identify the barriers standing in their way of offering accessible courses and campuses to students. To then overcome them, they must build buy-in for inclusive design with cross-campus stakeholders.
“When it comes to campus-wide accessibility initiatives, they can't be done alone. It really does take a whole community,” said Brandon Drake of the University of Massachusetts - Lowell.
Read tips & key findings, including:
- What’s working on UNCW and UMass - Lowell campuses
- Why 48% of higher-ed pros say they hold a true seat to enact change
- Why accessibility is no longer a “disability service issue”
- How to build a “table of champions” at your school