Diversity

 
Oct 18, 2018
University of Glasgow requires that female Ph.D. candidates have at least one woman on their doctoral examination panel. Some see move forcing “academic housework” on senior female academics.

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

October 3, 2018

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

October 2, 2018

George Mason student was rejected from all eight of the institution's sororities. Are exclusionary organizations consistent with university commitments on diversity?

October 1, 2018

Scores of full-time, non-tenure-track instructors were promoted last year under a recognition and reward system at Penn State.

September 28, 2018

An evangelical Christian university removed language that explicitly prohibited romantic same-sex relationships but still bars sex or marriage for gay or lesbian couples.

September 25, 2018

Author discusses his new book about history of black activism and the civil rights movement at Ivy League universities.

September 21, 2018

Two federal science agencies announce actions on harassment, to two very different reactions -- NSF moves forward with a plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but NIH says it's not ready to take that step.

September 20, 2018

Editors discuss new book about drive to remove honors for Cecil Rhodes from universities in Britain and elsewhere.

September 19, 2018

Asking everyone their preferred personal pronoun is not a good idea, argues Rachel N. Levin.

September 18, 2018

New analysis suggests that women's success in STEM Ph.D. programs has much to do with having female peers, especially in their first year in graduate school.

September 18, 2018

Incident at UMass is the latest in which the police are called on nonwhite people on campus, doing nothing wrong at all.

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