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Jan 23, 2019
Wright State professors strike over a board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation. Non-tenure-track faculty members would have to wait nine or more years for job stability under university plan.

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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October 16, 2012

Recent incidents bring to light the problem of discrimination against international students.

October 12, 2012

Students and counselors perceive a bias against Asian Americans in elite university admissions and say reticent college officials aren’t helping the situation.

September 26, 2012

An American U. professor set off a debate over breast-feeding in class. Not everyone agrees on that issue, but most experts say colleges should make it easy for breast-feeding employees to pump. Are institutions doing their part?

September 21, 2012

New study offers evidence that scientists -- men and women alike -- assume female students are less competent and less worthy of pay and mentoring than male students.

September 10, 2012

When student journalists asked professor about how she fed her sick infant during first day of class, she objected -- and told her story online. Amid all the discussion of family-friendly policies, is this an issue that remains undiscussed?

August 31, 2012

Black students are far less likely than others to retain state lottery scholarships in the South, study finds. Odds are worse for those who are black and low-income, with low ACT scores and grades.

August 27, 2012

Political scientists consider positions they are taking on gay rights by attending or staying away from their discipline's largest gathering.

August 22, 2012

New study finds some male researchers seek egalitarian role at home, but most (including some starting their careers) do not.

August 15, 2012

CSU-San Marcos starts reaching out to foster youth in high school and continues giving personalized support at the institutional level.

July 30, 2012

Chair of new federal effort to promote black educational attainment says that focus on data and accountability could yield much-needed results.

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