Diversity

 
Mar 28, 2017
Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.

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"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.

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September 13, 2016

College Republicans plant 2,997 flags on campus. Many are removed and trashed. Another student group questions the memorial and posts fliers to honor the Iraqis killed after U.S. invasion.

September 12, 2016

Debate grows about athletes who kneel during national anthem. Football players at Indiana State and Tulsa join movement. Texas chancellor urges students to stand and face flag.

September 12, 2016

Amid growing concerns that they compromise academic freedom and free speech, college administrators offer defense of Bias Assessment and Response Teams.

September 2, 2016

Many black students were angered by its depiction of slavery. University says context and other works of art will be added.

August 30, 2016

As first academic year since last fall's protests start, many colleges are adding diversity programs to orientation or requiring students to complete online multicultural training.

August 29, 2016

The university's note to new students sets off national debate on safe spaces, trigger warnings and more. Presidents of Bowdoin and Yale, with different tone, urge engagement with uncomfortable ideas.

August 29, 2016

University -- criticized by black students for name of its gardens -- is changing name.

August 29, 2016

Students deserve safe spaces on a campus because the absence of such spaces is counter to the very mission of higher education, argues Matthew Pratt Guterl.

August 26, 2016

The long-lasting unequal outcomes in higher education -- especially among Latino, black, Native American and underserved Asian-American students -- are evidence that we haven't made needed changes in the classroom, writes Estela Mara Bensimon.

August 25, 2016

Simple characterizations of campus protests as confrontations between hypersensitive students and fearful campus employees do little to advance the goal of achieving equity in higher education, write Magdalena L. Barrera and Shelley S. Lee.

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