Diversity

 
Feb 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.

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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July 23, 2013

If all the physics professors at a college are men, is that a sign of bias? Not according to analysis by the American Institute of Physics.

July 22, 2013

Student sues Pima Community College, claiming she was suspended for objecting to students using Spanish instead of English in class.

July 11, 2013

Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.

July 8, 2013

The law and the logic on which colleges have relied are both becoming harder to defend, writes Stephen T. Asma.

July 8, 2013

Whatever one thinks of current forms of affirmative action, it's time to focus more on economics, writes Matthew Gaertner.

July 8, 2013

Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.

July 1, 2013

Federal judge's ruling involving community college professor suggests new legal strategy for same-sex couples who work in public higher ed in states that ban gay marriage.

July 1, 2013

In wake of Supreme Court ruling, 37 college groups issue declaration on educational value of having a diverse student body.

June 28, 2013

Georgia State will test idea that assuring a set percentage of slots on the syllabus for female philosophers will attract more female students to the discipline.

 

June 27, 2013

Rod Smolla sees signs of new limits ahead -- both in this week's decision and in the justices' statements during oral arguments.

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