Diversity

Diversity
Dec 02, 2016
Ohio State administrator criticized those who were celebrating the death of student who was killed as he was stabbing others.

Booklets

"Recruitment, Diversity and Success" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet, which may be downloaded here, features articles on issues related to the recruitment of diverse student bodies and examples of institutional experiments and successes.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will play host to a free webinar to discuss the issues explored in the compilation on Wednesday, June 15, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register for the webinar or learn more.

The booklet is made possible in part by advertising support from Workday.

Blogs

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January 23, 2013 - 10:04pm

When parents, teachers, lawmakers and communities debate over which part of the American education system should receive the most scrutiny or support, adult education, specifically General Educational Development (GED),  is rarely in contention. Conceptually adult education programs serve those who depart school without diplomas and are now seeking a credential to access the workforce or postsecondary opportunities.

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September 13, 2012 - 9:21pm

Over the past couple of years the censoring of self-expression has been a hot topic on many campuses. Recently the media washed ashore a new wave of controversy concerning Hampton University’s business school policy that restricts MBA students from wearing their hair in locs (or what is more commonly referred to as “Dread-locs”). This comes on the heels of the brouhaha that developed following the implementation of a written dress code policy at Morehouse College.

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August 21, 2012 - 10:18am

In recent years the higher education community has focused more on the role institutions’ play in student success. For a long time the blame for failure has been laid squarely at the feet of students.  If a student dropped out of college it was assumed that they were unmotivated, under-prepared, or lacked the aptitude required to be a college graduate.  The fact that dropouts were admitted meant that they somehow fell through an admissions crack undetected.

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December 2, 2016

Ohio State administrator criticized those who were celebrating the death of student who was killed as he was stabbing others.

December 1, 2016

For quite a long while, American higher education has been adrift in a devolving eddy of self-pity while remaining largely silent on the great social issues of our times, argues Patricia McGuire.

November 29, 2016

New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.

November 28, 2016

Video of Richard B. Spencer's recent speech -- in which supporters gave Nazi salute -- draws attention to alt-right leader. His plan to visit Texas A&M has set off a debate.

November 28, 2016

Two Jewish professors on different campuses are harassed with anti-Semitic threats -- at a time when swastikas have appeared at a number of institutions.

November 28, 2016

The distress that students now feel over the election of Trump runs deeper than fear of what the administration plans to do, argues Mark Bauerlein. It signifies the fall of the diversity-sensitive propriety that has guided much of their lives.

November 22, 2016

Colleges must put the right diversity practices in place to encourage students to pursue important fields like STEM and the biomedical sciences, write Jennifer C. Danek and Marc Nivet.

November 21, 2016

As the Obama administration winds down, Department of Education and college leaders call on institutions to better acknowledge history of racism and to offer more support to minority students.

November 18, 2016

Study suggests Ph.D. supply isn't the problem when it comes to diversifying the professoriate.

November 18, 2016

More than 100 campus leaders urge Trump to take more forceful stand against "harassment, hate and acts of violence." UPDATE: More presidents sign on.

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