Diversity

 
May 22, 2018
Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

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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July 28, 2017

Kristin Boudreau describes how a play by a student has fostered a vitally inclusive space at a predominately engineering college.

July 20, 2017

Gay rights group gathers leaders of black colleges and universities to discuss path to making them more inclusive of LGBTQ students.

July 18, 2017

New study of harassment of graduate students by faculty members suggests that the problem is worse -- both in level of offense and prevalence of repeat offenders -- than many believe.

July 11, 2017

Survey data point to widespread problems, but also opportunities for astronomy to lead on improving the climate for women and minorities.

July 11, 2017

Former leader of Claremont Colleges’ resource center for LGBTQ students believes he was fired for his Twitter comments on white people and the police.

July 5, 2017

Some University of Virginia students are fearful that nearby white supremacist activity will encroach on campus.

July 3, 2017

UW Madison professors oppose legislative proposal to ban university system from requiring that campus chancellors and presidents have academic backgrounds.

June 29, 2017

American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

June 29, 2017

In the end, argues Christopher Leise, the questions should not have turned to “Who is right here?” but rather, “Who is white here?”

June 29, 2017

Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.

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