Diversity

 
Sep 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.

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.

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May 14, 2018

A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

May 10, 2018

After a Duke University administrator complained about rap music being played at a campus coffee shop, two baristas working their shifts were let go, inspiring campus -- and national -- ire.

May 10, 2018

Incident adds to anger over how white people -- on campuses and in society -- view non-white people.

May 8, 2018

Syracuse challenges a former adjunct instructor's assertion that he was dismissed for defending students' right to offensive speech. He hasn't taught there since 2015, the university says.

May 7, 2018

When one scholar's “lame” joke in a crowded elevator was another’s offensive comment, a disciplinary society was asked to adjudicate. Now, a political scientist won't apologize.

May 7, 2018

Changing demographics and demands for inclusion on campuses open a nontraditional path to the presidency. But two recent appointees have been subject to anonymous email campaigns.

May 4, 2018

While the university has been known as a place where students shouted down a speaker, administrators are trying to shake that image, and a new student group has launched to diversify the types of speakers who visit.

May 1, 2018

George Mason says some of its past donor agreements with Charles Koch Foundation have afforded the organization a say in faculty appointments, in violation of the norms of academic freedom.

April 30, 2018

If community colleges are going to close achievement gaps, they need to better accommodate part-time students, report says.

April 30, 2018

Prominent psychologist apologizes and resigns as journal editor over allegations of aggressive self-citation and more.

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