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.

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

August 8, 2016

Moraine Valley Community College limits enrollment in some sections of college success course to African-American students -- and raises eyebrows.

August 5, 2016

Concordia St. Paul says it was trying to be "warm and welcoming" to minority students, but not everyone sees it that way.

August 4, 2016

Oberlin once again changes its stance toward Joy Karega, suspending the professor pending an investigation into her remarks on social media.

August 3, 2016

After an alleged harasser holds on to a powerful academic position, professors try to limit his influence, in part by excluding his work from their syllabi. Is that the right strategy?

August 2, 2016

Reversal follows criticism of decision three months ago to keep name of a residential college, seen by many as an honor for notorious racist and defender of slavery. University also will remove stained-glass windows.

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.

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