Racial groups

New Numbers on Underrepresented Faculty Members

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Research on women and minorities in the sciences and social sciences examines the entire population of professors at top 100 departments in 15 fields.

Football Diaries

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“Redshirts,” written by a Middlebury lecturer and playwright, tackles the rocky relationship between academics and athletics at a fictional Division I university.

Berkeley as the 'Immigrant University'

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California has long been a land of immigrants; in 1920, almost a quarter of its residents were foreign-born, though the vast majority of the population had European roots. So it probably won't shock anyone that the state's flagship public university, the University of California at Berkeley, today has a strong immigrant tilt to its undergraduate student body.

When Identity Trumps Diversity

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When a professor asked for an exemption to a Calvin College policy so she could join a black church -- while remaining a tenure-track faculty member -- the board said no.

Communication and Comfort Across Ethnic Lines

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Study of U. of California shows interaction among different demographic groups is commonplace, students generally feel a sense of belonging.

Demographic Boom and Bust

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The national growth in high school graduates ends now, a new report says. Some regions should brace for declines -- even as others prepare for continued expansion.

A Closer Look at Minorities in Engineering

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New report looks at educational attainment of underrepresented minorities in engineering fields, finding progress but "a long way to go."

Where Multicultural Ed and Internationalization Meet

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Or don't. Panelists discuss challenges to collaboration between the two fields, as well as common ground, as largest-ever conference of international educators convenes.

Diversifying Study Abroad, the Data-Driven Way

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During annual gathering of international educators, panelists discuss the underrepresentation of minorities in education abroad, among other topics.

Christian Colleges Grow More Diverse

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Analysis finds increasing black enrollments at Protestant colleges -- with some obtaining incredible increases.

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