Diversity

Diversity plays positive and negative roles in University of Kentucky provost search

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After media scrutiny about all the white men in the University of Kentucky administration, two women and a Hispanic male are named finalists in the provost search. Can a public emphasis on diversity undermine the goal?

For-profit Grand Canyon University enrolls a growing number of undocumented students

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A for-profit college has emerged as a leading choice for undocumented students in Arizona.

Tensions simmer between American and international students

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Recent incidents bring to light the problem of discrimination against international students.

Court ruling points to tough issues for dual career couples

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Brown recruited a dean. He said his wife -- a tenured professor -- needed an appropriate post, and the university complied. But the terms changed, and it took years of litigation for her to get original deal.

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.

College officials discuss religious pluralism at AACU meeting

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Many faculty and staff are clearly interested in promoting religious pluralism. The question is, how? Some colleges are trying to figure it out.

Study shows impostor syndrome's effect on minority students' mental health

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New study from the University of Texas at Austin suggests that the impostor phenomenon can affect various groups of minority students in different ways.

Appeals court says lesbian former adjunct can sue Ivy Tech for bias based on sexual orientation

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U.S. appeals court says a lesbian former adjunct has the right to sue Ivy Tech under Title VII, a federal anti-bias law, for discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Digital accessibility experts discuss how they approach the faculty role

How do campus officials responsible for the creation of digital instructional materials balance accessibility requirements with faculty independence and academic freedom? We asked a group of them.

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