Diversity

 
Mar 21, 2019
Lawsuit says the university is inappropriately earning money from the earliest images of slaves -- commissioned by Louis Agassiz -- and failing to recognize his legacy of racism.

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

January 3, 2019

Advocates hope a new legal settlement between a former neo-Nazi and a black college student may help other students who find themselves facing digital hate.

January 2, 2019

After controversies involving two professors, Fresno State wants its "community" to be "respectful," "kind" and accountable. Many faculty members are on board, and university says principles won't be enforced. Others are skeptical.

January 2, 2019

University of Massachusetts at Amherst has come under fire for asking a student to take down a poster from her dorm room that condemned Nazis using profanity, saying it was not "inclusive."

December 20, 2018

How do professors respond to regrade requests? One department encourages instructors to pass them up the chain.

December 20, 2018

Amid criticism, he deleted the post about China and his Facebook page.

December 20, 2018

Pilot project seeks to eliminate bias.

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.

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