May 14, 2021
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis says it's putting its policies where its mouth is, approving new promotion and tenure options based on diversity, equity and inclusion work.  
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.


"The Black Experience in Higher Education" is a new compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the support of the Lumina Foundation and NC-SARA.


March 12, 2021

Black students at the University of Richmond are not happy that the name of a Black newspaper editor and civil rights activist will be added to a building alongside the name of a white segregationist and eugenicist.

February 15, 2021

A Black student at the University of Tennessee's pharmacy school is suing the institution for punishing her for social media posts that violated "professionalism" standards she believes are overly broad and racially targeted.

January 27, 2021

The time students spend on our campuses may be their best and last opportunity to learn how to have conversations across racial, cultural and ideological differences, writes Ronald A. Crutcher.

January 20, 2021

Unfortunately, the burden of understanding the why and how of the recent Capitol Hill riots will yet again fall upon people who already have been unfairly taxed, argues José Villalba.

January 8, 2021

This week’s Capitol riots have been repeatedly described as “unthinkable.” Yet happen they did, so how do we start to think about them? Many academics have an answer: the humanities.

January 6, 2021

Faculty satisfaction data reveal big gaps between how white and nonwhite professors experience campus diversity and inclusion efforts. 

December 15, 2020

Colleges will need to adjust to a shrinking, diversifying pool of traditional college-aged students in the near future. What will they need to do to be ready?

December 11, 2020

Auburn University has come under fire for its diversity and inclusion -- or lack thereof -- before. Now alumni are fighting for real change.

December 8, 2020

Too often, diversity initiatives are the first to fall when times are tight, but we must stop making that mistake and use this moment for lasting change, writes Ansley Abraham.

November 13, 2020

Liberal students, and even some conservatives, feel hopeful that Joe Biden's election will lead to less divisive dialogue on campus and make strides for students of color. But some students on the right worry their free speech rights could be compromised.



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