Diversity

 
Jun 19, 2018
Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

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.

Archive

June 11, 2018

Conduct infuriated many, but some say it was free expression that should not be punished.

June 6, 2018

Is philosophy really ignoring important questions about transgender identity, specifically what it means to be a woman?

June 5, 2018

Peter A. Coclanis calls attention to another form of  “unearned” privilege that many people in academe benefit from greatly yet usually take for granted: fluency in the English language.

June 4, 2018

How sexual harassment allegations against a guest speaker rocked Santa Barbara City College last semester -- and, one professor says, cost him his job.

May 29, 2018

Rift among feminist scholars raises issue of how Me Too movement plays out when accused has been important voice in Latino literature -- and may be facing more criticism than white authors accused of worse.

May 29, 2018

When a college is named for two slave owners, one of whom was a Confederate hero, history is complicated. Can Washington and Lee keep its name and still be seen as welcoming to all?

May 24, 2018

Academe sees a new wave of faculty-student dating bans in the era of Me Too. 

May 23, 2018

Despite the negative connotations they incite, they have exactly the kind of insight and persistence that higher ed needs today, argue M. Soledad Caballero and Aimee Knupsky.

May 22, 2018

Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

May 18, 2018

University of Denver settles with the EEOC, agreeing to pay $2.66 million to seven female law professors who alleged gender-based pay discrimination.

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