Diversity

 
Nov 16, 2021
Higher education won’t address racial inequity unless states and institutions acknowledge the current problems and respond to them head-on, a speaker tells state officials.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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"Leadership in Pursuit of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

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November 16, 2021

Higher education won’t address racial inequity unless states and institutions acknowledge the current problems and respond to them head-on, a speaker tells state officials.

November 16, 2021

After 33 days of protest, student demonstrators reach an agreement with Howard University administrators over housing conditions and student representation on the board.

November 15, 2021

A dozen University of Michigan professors argue that the controversy over a blackface Othello is more about teaching preparation than free expression, and that better university training and protocols could have lessened the fallout for everyone involved.

November 12, 2021

Iowa State’s Faculty Senate approved a compromise on a diversity requirement to comply with a new state law against the teaching of “divisive concepts.” Some say it’s time to move forward, but other professors say this is no victory.

November 10, 2021

Latinx students in California are enrolling at higher rates than ever before but still face stubborn equity gaps in academic outcomes.

November 2, 2021

Colleges must move beyond stated commitments and incremental efforts to embrace more innovative change, write Sonia Cardenas and Anita Davis.

October 29, 2021

Author discusses her book on “the struggle for racial equality” at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

October 28, 2021

Tribal colleges are bolstering mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students.

October 26, 2021

United Negro College Fund and Complete College America support Black colleges’ efforts to upgrade their expertise and replicate their unique educational offerings digitally.

October 19, 2021

Leaders sometimes misuse ther authority "with the support of the very structures that are meant to mediate and adjudicate issues for employees" who lack power.

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November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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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