Katherine Bergeron, a light-skinned woman wearing academic regalia and glasses, speaks at a podium.
Mar 27, 2023
Katherine Bergeron is stepping down at the end of the semester, yielding to calls for her resignation after a controversy involving a fundraiser scheduled at a famously discriminatory venue.
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.


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February 14, 2022
Anti-Asian text messages shared on social media have created turmoil at Occidental College. Students are angered by the administration’s delayed response and lack of disciplinary action.
February 14, 2022
Colleges hired a greater share of Black and other nonwhite leaders in the months after Black Lives Matter became a household term than they did before, Inside Higher Ed analysis shows. Is the shift meaningful, and will it last?
February 4, 2022
California State University became the first system to add caste to its nondiscrimination policy, creating a blueprint for others. But some faculty oppose the measure for singling out South Asians.
January 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.
January 7, 2022
The University of Memphis wants to give faculty members grants to incorporate equity and social justice into courses to reflect the institution’s commitment to those issues. Conservative lawmakers are having none of it.
January 5, 2022
The Fashion Institute of Technology is establishing the new center after a controversial and racially insensitive fashion show shook the institution.
January 4, 2022
New analysis finds that research by Black, Latinx and Asian scientists is often clustered in certain fields and underrepresented in terms of citation counts. This lack of diversity hurts everyone, the authors say.
December 15, 2021
Tens of thousands of legal restrictions limit job options for formerly incarcerated students who got college degrees and certificates in hopes of gaining a new lease on life.
December 6, 2021
Study documents key ways that white (and sometimes Asian) students have an advantage in admissions over Black and Latinx students.
December 2, 2021
While board size held steady in 2020, the pandemic had a significant impact on the frequency and length of board meetings, many of which were conducted online.



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