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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February 7, 2020

The University of Louisville says administrators' hands are legally tied -- they cannot prevent a student from distributing anti-LGBTQ literature directly to LGBTQ students.

February 6, 2020

Syracuse grapples with how to meaningfully educate students about equity and inclusion.

February 6, 2020

The practice can promote diversity and inclusion if institutions have a willingness to take a creative approach to faculty recruitment and retention, argues Elizabeth S. Chilton.

January 30, 2020

A writing contest held at the University of Montana to honor MLK and encourage multi-racial dialogue went awry. Instead of helping bridge racial divides among students, it amplified them.

January 29, 2020

Transformational change -- a total restructuring -- is needed to disrupt embedded patterns and reorient campuses for a new student body, argues Adrianna Kezar.

January 23, 2020

President engages in "useful hyperbole" by claiming he rescued historically black colleges, but his administration has made good on some of its promise to support the sector.

January 20, 2020

The lack of faculty diversity lies in the clash between the dual desire of universities to both increase diversity and satisfy their need for highly specialized professors, argues Katherine Newman.

January 7, 2020

What happens when racial incidents are viewed differently by students who experience them in real time and administrators who try to address the incidents after the fact? At American University, the answer is complicated.

January 2, 2020

New research highlights the differences in students’ sense of belonging by race, institution type and first-generation status.

December 12, 2019

White House order directs federal agencies to "consider" a controversial definition of anti-Semitism in investigating civil rights complaints at college campuses.


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