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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.

The booklet is made possible in part by advertising support from Workday.

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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.

July 1, 2016

Texas Tech and Indiana U at Bloomington have developed programs that encourage female faculty members to find more time to publish their research.

June 30, 2016

Ireland considers plan for financial punishments for universities that fail to meet specified targets.

June 28, 2016

Professors at Juniata College struggled to talk about race in class and worried about saying the wrong thing. So campus leaders helped them engage.

June 27, 2016

Colleges adopted policies to stop the tenure clock to help professors who are new parents, especially mothers. Study suggests fathers may be the real beneficiaries.

June 24, 2016

The Supreme Court ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, is disappointing, writes Roger Clegg, but it leaves plenty of room for future challenges to racial preference policies.

June 22, 2016

University of Arizona has added faculty lines and a journal, and is planning a major conference and a master's program.

June 20, 2016

AAUP sessions center on faculty members' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race.

June 9, 2016

At many colleges, new assistant professors earn close to or even more than long timers. U of Washington is trying to do something about it -- and finding out how hard it is. Among other ideas: countering expensive retention raises with new salary steps subject to approval by one's peers.

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