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

December 17, 2018

Opposition grew to a proposal to build a history center to house Silent Sam. System board now orders new review of options.

December 14, 2018

Bennett College will have to appeal to keep its accreditation, while St. Augustine's was taken off probation. Although the historically black institutions' fates may be different, both struggled under the same pressures.

December 11, 2018

New study says scientists are leaving academic work at unprecedented rate.

December 11, 2018

"White people are the best thing that ever happened to the world," the racist Columbia student shouted. The university is investigating the incident but would not confirm whether the student will face disciplinary action.

December 10, 2018

Are numbers of doctorates awarded finally starting to reflect the poor academic job market? New data show decline in nonscience and engineering degrees. Women continue to make gains.

December 10, 2018

A blind man is taking 50 colleges to court, alleging their websites are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

December 10, 2018

Teaching assistants pledge to withhold student grades as long as university proceeds with plan for new building to house Silent Sam. Many ask why university would spend millions to house a symbol of white supremacy.

December 7, 2018

In wake of tensions, Shayok Misha Chowdhury, a visiting professor and director of Beast Thing, will no longer seek a tenure-track position at the college.

December 6, 2018

New studies find variation by departments, with many findings of significant rates of depression and anxiety.

December 4, 2018

U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

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