Diversity

 
Mar 19, 2019
Survey of economics association members finds 48 percent of women have been discriminated against on the basis of sex within the last 10 years. Findings on nonwhite, disabled and LGBTQ economists are concerning, too. What will the association do about it?

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.

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Archive

March 6, 2019

Professor at university Dinesh D'Souza says "nobody's heard of" instructs him on the mission of smaller, access-oriented private institutions.

March 6, 2019

New study of NIH funding says women over all get smaller grants than men, even when controlling for research potential. The findings have implications for their long-term success in academic science.

March 5, 2019

Major survey shows that professors worry about discrimination but aren't prepared to deal with classroom conflicts over diversity. Other findings touch on mentoring, pay and politics.

March 4, 2019

New video shows exactly what was said during a heated discussion at the annual gathering of classicists in January. Does it change anything?

March 4, 2019

Former professor at Missouri Kansas City, who's accused of forcing graduate students to work at his home, is now accused of stealing a grad student's work and profiting from it.

March 1, 2019

Nearly half of new moms -- and nearly one-quarter of new dads -- leave full-time STEM employment upon having or adopting a child, a new study finds. What can institutions do to change this?

March 1, 2019

University removed a student's satire website on race relations -- and restored it only after faced with legal pressure.

February 27, 2019

Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals required sequence across the CSU system. Historians aren't happy with the idea.

February 22, 2019

A Vanderbilt faculty member, considered a hero to many women in science, finds her once promising tenure bid has stalled.

February 18, 2019

Dickinson student's essay sets off intense debate there and elsewhere about who dominates classroom discussions. While piece has been pummeled in conservative blogosphere, issues related to who speaks in class concern many in academe.

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