diversity

Report documents university systems' progress on college access and success

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Four years ago, nearly two dozen state university systems committed to improving recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. Here's an update on their progress.

Tensions over social issues front and center at several Catholic colleges

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Several colleges have seen heightened tensions in recent months over how much church teachings should dictate college policies.

OCR dear colleague letter prompts big change in sexual assault hearings at UNC

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In perhaps the biggest campus change yet from a federal push for more accountability on sexual harassment allegations, North Carolina decides its unique student-run court is not fit for such hearings.

San Jose State University gets more selective, reluctantly

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San Jose State University gets more selective for local students, citing budget cuts and enrollment pressure, while 15 other Cal State campuses are at least partially overcrowded.

Study suggests students grow less interested in promoting racial understanding

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The longer students are in college, the less likely they are to be interested in promoting understanding across lines of race and ethnicity, study finds.

New research on how elite colleges make admissions decisions

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Study of the most competitive colleges finds that "holistic" admissions policies look very different at different colleges -- and that some kinds of applicants may compete only against each other.

Xavier ends birth control coverage

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A Catholic university that has allowed health insurance to include contraception tells employees they will lose that benefit.

Rutgers Clementi case shows pitfalls of social media, poor roommate communication

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The Clementi case shone a national spotlight on cyberbullying. But it also showed what can happen in the most extreme situations of poor communication between roommates.

Arizona proposal latest to object to subsidizing others' educations

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Proposals in Arizona and two other states show a reluctance to subsidize the higher education of others, and question a longstanding practice of using aid to improve access.

Colleges await Supreme Court review of affirmative action

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Critics and defenders of affirmative action analyze coming battle at Supreme Court. Key questions: How broad will ruling be? How will Justice Kennedy vote? How will heightened attention affect race relations on campus?

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