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May 06, 2020
Women and minority professionals are gaining representation in several higher education employment areas but continue to hold leadership roles less often than their white male counterparts.

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May 13, 2020

The pandemic will negatively impact the careers of women in STEM, particularly those of color, and failure to respond could jeopardize years of progress toward faculty equity, argue Stephanie A. Goodwin and Beth Mitchneck.

May 6, 2020

Women and minority professionals are gaining representation in several higher education employment areas but continue to hold leadership roles less often than their white male counterparts.

April 29, 2020

University of California and Cal State say they will give emergency grants to DACA students, after education secretary excluded them from the stimulus bill.

April 16, 2020

New computational analysis finds that underrepresented scholars outperform majority peers in terms of novel research, but they don't reap the same rewards.

April 2, 2020

Scholars with expertise in Asian American studies, public health and other fields have a new urgent agenda for their teaching, research and outreach: confronting coronavirus-related racism.

March 25, 2020

Higher education has a tool to identify and address issues of inequality, writes Annika Olson, and more colleges and universities should use it.

February 26, 2020

Concordia College students are still angry about a white professor's use of a racial slur in a class several months ago. College administrators' seeming lack of response to the incident has not helped quell the outrage.

February 17, 2020

Louisville officials changed their minds about the free speech rights of a student who distributed anti-gay pamphlets at a LGBTQ Studies course. They have banned him from repeating his action.

February 17, 2020

The recent debate that a Martin Luther King Jr. Day writing contest has engendered does not render efforts at diversity, equity or inclusion irrelevant or bankrupt, Tobin Miller Shearer, the chair of the contest committee, writes.

February 14, 2020

After a complaint that many white students were using the University of Virginia's Multicultural Student Center, the administration emphasizes that all are allowed in the space.

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October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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