Race and ethnicity

Generational Improvements

Study documents educational progress for children of immigrants, and gaps among immigrant groups.

Explosion Over the N-Word

Cartoon in U. of Florida paper ignites debate over whether a racial epithet can be used on campus -- and by whom.

New Politics of Race at Berkeley

As Asian enrollment nears 50 percent of freshman class, ethnic groups on campus face new demographics and new issues.

Open to All

U. of Oregon ends policy that excluded white students from priority enrollment in certain courses.

Price Increases Sharpest at Public Colleges

Study also finds slight increases in share of degrees going to women and minority students.

Arizona State Ends Class Limited to Native Americans

Civil rights group complained that having race-specific sections of a course was unconstitutional.

Moving Beyond Test Scores

Following a large drop in admitting black freshmen, U. of Kentucky changes its admissions procedures to emphasize diversity.

Demographic Challenges

At College Board annual meeting, educators seek ways to reach new groups of potential students -- and realize it's not easy.

ISO Answers on Minority Graduate Enrollments

Universities share ideas, but no sure solutions, for luring bringing more black and Hispanic Americans into science fields.

The Missing Black Men

City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.


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