Diversity

 
Feb 24, 2017
Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

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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August 1, 2016

Federal appeals court says former adjunct may not use Title VII, a federal antidiscrimination statute, to sue a college for bias based on her sexual orientation.

July 25, 2016

Academic at center of dispute at Seattle University -- subject of lengthy sit-in demanding her ouster and protest defending her -- will retire.

July 22, 2016

After a tense summer nationally, and fearing a return of campus protests, college officials call for a peaceful start to the academic year.

July 22, 2016

There is a great difference between accepting undocumented students and making college truly accessible for them, argues Lily McKeage.

July 19, 2016

Students say colleges should be welcoming to people of all faiths, a new study finds, but their own attitudes toward different groups vary.

July 15, 2016

Shootings and debate over police tactics prompt changes in programs that train law enforcement officials.

July 11, 2016

A roundup of student protests, college vigils, controversies and academic groups' responses to a week of shooting deaths.

July 11, 2016

Contrary to college standing as an open thoroughfare for Americans wanting to improve their lives, it has become a gated toll road primarily available to those from middle-class and upper-class families, argues Jeffrey J. Williams.

July 8, 2016

Supreme Court decision, praised by college leaders, is opposed by nearly two-thirds of adult Americans. Support is higher for considering athletic ability or alumni child status than race in admissions.

July 6, 2016

Two professors seek new way to measure what students want. Initial results suggest that some minority groups may be more highly valued than others, such as Asians.

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