Diversity

 
Feb 23, 2017
Some black college presidents don't like the new BET television show about a fictional HBCU, but that doesn't mean students aren't enjoying the somewhat scandalous portrayal.

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.

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February 8, 2017

Study suggests that men are overrepresented in elite Ph.D. programs, especially in those fields heavy on math skills, making for segregation by discipline and prestige.

February 6, 2017

Study finds students' negative diversity experiences, though less common than positive ones, hinder cognitive development and student learning. 

January 30, 2017

Popular online discussion group sees resignations and call for boycott over comments some see as bigotry toward trans scholars.

January 30, 2017

Yolanda T. Moses highlights four areas that institutions and individuals should focus on to encourage diversity and inclusion over the next four years.

January 25, 2017

The University of Kentucky, as the state’s flagship institution, has a moral responsibility to provide access to students of limited means, write Eli Capilouto and Tim Tracy, and thus is radically shifting the ratio of merit to need-based aid to do so.

January 24, 2017

Author discusses new book about a part of the student population pushing for more support -- and facing a backlash in some states.

January 23, 2017

Violence at University of Washington appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos followed protests that prevented a speech at UC Davis -- as tensions grow over Breitbart writer known for insults against feminists, minority groups and others.

January 18, 2017

Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

January 12, 2017

As Texas debates bill that would require regulation of how transgender people use facilities in public higher education, most system leaders aren't saying much.

January 11, 2017

Diversity groups question Jeff Sessions’s record -- and some point to comments on race by Betsy DeVos. Senator is questioned on his views on undocumented students and shares laugh with colleague about objections from law professors.

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