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

September 18, 2018

Author discusses new book on what it means to be Latino at three distinctly different institutions: a liberal arts college, a research university and a regional public university.

September 17, 2018

Julie Schumacher resurrects Jason Fitger for a -- slightly -- more sentimental sequel to 'Dear Committee Members.' This time, the English department at fictional Payne U. faces a battle for its soul.

September 14, 2018

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned. Now this professor is suing Florida Poly for infringing on her protected speech.

September 14, 2018

University of Maryland's counseling center is criticized for a flier advertising a support group for white students who want to learn about race.

September 14, 2018

University of Florida is eliminating graduation ceremonies featuring every graduate walking across the stage. Many students are angry and see a link to dispute that set off racial debate at spring ceremony.

September 13, 2018

Cornell joins the growing number of highly selective institutions whose business schools have adopted nondisclosure policies concerning grades and recruitment.

September 12, 2018

The University of Missouri has new administrators, new policies and, leaders say, a new attitude after concerns over the racial climate in Columbia exploded in 2015. But challenges loom, and some are far from convinced enough has changed.

September 10, 2018

University of Arizona psychologist is under scrutiny for taking money from an organization founded to support research in eugenics.

September 7, 2018

University demotes two high-ranking administrators after they apparently failed to follow policy in investigating and disciplining a reportedly racist coach.

September 6, 2018

When rumors swirled about a professor reported missing and later found dead, Emerson's president risked sharing uncomfortable truths about the late filmmaker's conduct to set the record straight.

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