Diversity

 
Jan 17, 2019
Requiring that at least 40 percent of search committee members be female was followed by a drop in hiring of women, study found.

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

October 1, 2018

Scores of full-time, non-tenure-track instructors were promoted last year under a recognition and reward system at Penn State.

September 28, 2018

An evangelical Christian university removed language that explicitly prohibited romantic same-sex relationships but still bars sex or marriage for gay or lesbian couples.

September 25, 2018

Author discusses his new book about history of black activism and the civil rights movement at Ivy League universities.

September 21, 2018

Two federal science agencies announce actions on harassment, to two very different reactions -- NSF moves forward with a plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but NIH says it's not ready to take that step.

September 20, 2018

Editors discuss new book about drive to remove honors for Cecil Rhodes from universities in Britain and elsewhere.

September 19, 2018

Asking everyone their preferred personal pronoun is not a good idea, argues Rachel N. Levin.

September 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.

September 18, 2018

Incident at UMass is the latest in which the police are called on nonwhite people on campus, doing nothing wrong at all.

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.

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