Diversity

 
Feb 20, 2018
Administrator says it is "reverse racism" to seek more diversity in the names of buildings.

Booklets

"Recruitment, Diversity and Success" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet, which may be downloaded here, features articles on issues related to the recruitment of diverse student bodies and examples of institutional experiments and successes.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will play host to a free webinar to discuss the issues explored in the compilation on Wednesday, June 15, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register for the webinar or learn more.

The booklet is made possible in part by advertising support from Workday.

Archive

February 20, 2018

Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

February 20, 2018

Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.

February 20, 2018

Administrator says it is "reverse racism" to seek more diversity in the names of buildings.

February 16, 2018

Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

February 15, 2018

Journal article reveals that anger and confusion at University of Missouri in 2015 were due in part to fabricated reports that were part of a disinformation campaign from Russia.

February 13, 2018

Stanford, while previously adamant in promoting campus free expression, has struggled after posters on immigration were posted in a dormitory, challenging the consistency of the university’s policies.

February 12, 2018

Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution, demonstrating academe's continually fraught relationship with the term.

February 9, 2018

Instructor suspended after using slur. Does it matter if he was singing along to a song a student played in class?

February 8, 2018

Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis?

February 6, 2018

Description of conservative group's gathering said immigration has turned U.S. into "porcelain receptacle for other nations’ wretched refuse." Group said rhetoric was intentionally hyperbolic, and that students canceled the event.

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