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Jun 19, 2018
Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

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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December 18, 2012

With several high-profile disputes recently settled, and another in litigation, questions arise about university's commitment to diversity and academic freedom, as well as its tenure process.

December 13, 2012

Why do women publish less in science, on average, than do men? A new study suggests that it may have to do with what universities provide in financial support.

December 13, 2012

In first statement on confidentiality and academic governance, AAUP recommends against blanket bans on faculty members sharing information.

December 12, 2012

Applicants don't have to tell, but they can indicate their identification as gay, and can select transgender as their gender. Iowa is the first major public university to make the move.

December 12, 2012

In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.

December 11, 2012

More than half of the most talented potential applicants from low-income families never apply to a competitive college, study finds. And admissions officers may be looking for them in the wrong places.

December 3, 2012

Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.

December 3, 2012

Comparing data on athletes and other black male students, study challenges colleges' commitment to diversifying beyond athletics.

November 28, 2012

Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.

November 9, 2012

Amid the 50th anniversary celebration of racial integration on campus, a post-election student protest at Mississippi is marred by racism. It isn't the only one.

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