Diversity

 
Sep 18, 2018
Author discusses new book on what it means to be Latino at three distinctly different institutions: a liberal arts college, a research university and a regional public university.

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 29, 2018

Washington and Lee president and board opt to keep university name and team name of Generals, as a commission recommended. But idea of moving key events out of chapel seen as shrine to Confederacy is rejected.

August 28, 2018

Faculty members at Diablo Valley College want the president to publicly denounce a threat to the physical safety of a colleague. She said no.

August 28, 2018

Author discusses her new study of how white children develop ideas about race.

August 27, 2018

Protesters with Confederate flags object to removal of statue that many at UNC saw as symbol of white supremacy. They are shouted down by what appears to be larger group of students and others who are glad statue is down.

August 21, 2018

States focused on closing racial gaps in college achievement are seeing progress, but more can be done.

August 21, 2018

Officials of UNC Chapel Hill said they lacked authority to remove Confederate statue. Protesters toppled it.

August 20, 2018

The messy NYU case -- in which a feminist scholar is accused, and in which evidence continues to come out -- morphs into a debate about academic stars.

August 17, 2018

College says it's eliminating programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down.

August 17, 2018

Duke opts to leave empty the spot in its chapel that formerly featured a statue of Robert E. Lee. The university hopes the vacant position will illustrate a “hole that is from the sin of racism and hatred of any kind.”

August 16, 2018

A major higher education research journal is suspending submissions to clear out a two-year backlog. Some see this case pointing to broad problems in academic publishing, such as the unwillingness of many scholars to review papers.

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