New book discusses diversity strategies that don't consider race

In new book and discussion, researchers and advocates envision strategies for fostering campus diversity in a world in which race-conscious remedies are prohibited.

3 white students at San Jose State charged with tormenting black roommate


Authorities charge 3 white students with tormenting their black roommate for months, prompting significant campus anger. Incident comes amid tensions about race at several campuses.

Michelle Obama speech signals new administration focus on boosting low-income college enrollment

With Michelle Obama's speech on higher education -- and another meeting of university presidents at the White House -- the administration kicks off a new push to increase low-income students' access to college.

Student's video leads to discussion of race at UCLA

A student's video prompts a different kind of discussion about race.

Segregated sororities not limited to Alabama, experts say


Segregation in sororities is neither a surprise nor unique to Alabama, experts on the Greek system say.

Study links high school G.P.A. gender gap to collegiate aspirations

Study links gender gap in high school grade-point average with students' intentions, as early as middle school, to go to college.

Report documents how higher education exacerbates racial inequities


Black and Latino young people are greatly underrepresented at selective colleges and overrepresented at open-access institutions -- and the trends are worsening.

UT-Austin president and admissions director discuss the Fisher decision


UT-Austin's president and admissions director discuss the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. the University of Texas and its impact on the university.

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


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

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


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