Diversity

 
Sep 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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"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.

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August 26, 2011

For some students with autism, the idea of operating in the social environment of a college classroom can be so debilitating as to derail the pursuit of higher education at all. For those who do enroll, their condition can make it difficult to succeed in a traditional classroom setting.

August 24, 2011

It's common for college applications to have optional questions in which would-be students may indicate their race or ethnicity. In what experts believe to be a first, Elmhurst College has released a new undergraduate application that includes an optional question about sexual orientation and gender identity status.

Admitted students who indicate when applying that they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered will be eligible for a diversity scholarship worth one-third of tuition.

August 23, 2011
Study finds interaction across races in the dining hall may be more important than what takes place in the classroom when students evaluate campus climate.
August 23, 2011
At community colleges, there is no gender gap among science and technology faculty. And study finds that women teaching in the sector are happy.
August 22, 2011
Black and Latino applicants with academic credentials equal to white applicants are more likely to apply to and enroll in selective colleges, study finds.
August 19, 2011
New analysis of "climate" for women in graduate philosophy programs -- conducted without input of actual grad students -- has infuriated many.
August 18, 2011

The experience of a women's college may point to steps all institutions can take to diversify science and technology fields, writes Jane McAuliffe.

August 17, 2011
Jewish group disavows letter issued with AAUP on difference between anti-Israel and anti-Semitic campus activity.
August 17, 2011
While overall score and percentage of students deemed "college ready" are up slightly, racial and ethnic gaps remain large.
August 16, 2011
A focus on love decreases the interest of college-age women (but not men) in math and science fields, study finds.

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