Diversity

 
Mar 21, 2019
Professor at Maryland who allegedly accused all Chinese students of cheating resigns, the latest in a series of incidents involving tensions between faculty and international students.

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

March 1, 2019

University removed a student's satire website on race relations -- and restored it only after faced with legal pressure.

February 27, 2019

Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals required sequence across the CSU system. Historians aren't happy with the idea.

February 22, 2019

A Vanderbilt faculty member, considered a hero to many women in science, finds her once promising tenure bid has stalled.

February 18, 2019

Dickinson student's essay sets off intense debate there and elsewhere about who dominates classroom discussions. While piece has been pummeled in conservative blogosphere, issues related to who speaks in class concern many in academe.

February 18, 2019

Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

February 15, 2019

A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.

February 15, 2019

Judge says University of Texas at Austin can't revoke a former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside a court of law.

February 14, 2019

Cornell officials acted instantly when an honoree at an event used the word "Negro." Many present were upset but praised the university for not ignoring what happened.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

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