Diversity

 
Jan 17, 2019
Erroneous job ads with the preferred candidates' names in the titles roil academics who have experienced "sham" searches.

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

December 19, 2018

Students at Northwestern want controversial visiting scholar who muses on race, intelligence and beauty, and who has been accused by colleagues of "bad science," off their campus.

December 19, 2018

Move was seen as an effort to promote understanding across racial and other groups. It may be too early to tell if it will work, but so far, it appears to be going smoothly.

December 18, 2018

Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

December 17, 2018

Health sciences final exam question on gangs, race and graffiti rubs some the wrong way at Cal State Long Beach. Now the professor is under investigation.

December 17, 2018

Opposition grew to a proposal to build a history center to house Silent Sam. System board now orders new review of options.

December 14, 2018

Bennett College will have to appeal to keep its accreditation, while St. Augustine's was taken off probation. Although the historically black institutions' fates may be different, both struggled under the same pressures.

December 11, 2018

New study says scientists are leaving academic work at unprecedented rate.

December 11, 2018

"White people are the best thing that ever happened to the world," the racist Columbia student shouted. The university is investigating the incident but would not confirm whether the student will face disciplinary action.

December 10, 2018

Are numbers of doctorates awarded finally starting to reflect the poor academic job market? New data show decline in nonscience and engineering degrees. Women continue to make gains.

December 10, 2018

A blind man is taking 50 colleges to court, alleging their websites are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

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