INSIDE HIGHER ED -- Diversity Insider
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Inside Higher Ed's Diversity Insider is a monthly news summary of key stories touching on diversity topics. To receive daily news updates from Inside Higher Ed, including our diversity coverage, sign up here.
Soldier to Student, Then and Now -- Many more colleges either have or aspire to create services dedicated to student veterans and active-duty military members, according to a survey. But institutions also say budgets are an issue.
The Online Student -- Survey shows that totally online programs are attracting primarily women, white people and fully employed workers with good salaries -- many of whom want degrees in business.
Graduate Student Diversity at Risk? -- New study suggests that if Supreme Court bars consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions, consequences could be significant in graduate education.
Higher Ed's Other Immigrants -- Undocumented immigrant students get all the political attention, but a new study explores how first- and second-generation Americans fare in college.
DREAMers Still in Limbo -- Undocumented students like President Obama's executive order. But as dust settles and clarity on some points has yet to emerge, many worry about unresolved issues. One Texas university tries to provide guidance.
Hate Crime Hoaxes -- Why do such incidents seem to occur year after year? And how should colleges handle them?
Diversity's Evidences -- Len Niehoff worked on the legal team that saved affirmative action during the last Supreme Court review of the practice. As a law school teacher, he writes that he finds the arguments even more compelling.
'A Role for All of Us' -- Chair of new federal effort to promote black educational attainment says that focus on data and accountability could yield much-needed results.
Boycott for Speaker Diversity -- 2 male philosophers propose that scholars stay away from conferences that don’t have female keynoters.
Setting an Example -- Tarrant County College agrees to pay $160,000 to instructor who says she lost her job for being a lesbian. Lawyer says case shows that bias based on sexual orientation can be fought even in states that don't bar it.
Defending Gay Studies -- University of Louisiana at Lafayette faces backlash over the first minor of its kind in the state.
Dual Career Challenges -- Sue V. Rosser considers the particular issues facing women in science.



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