Diversity

 
Jan 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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"Leadership in Pursuit of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

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This booklet was made possible in part by the support of AWS.

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October 6, 2021

New initiative to help HBCUs enhance career readiness and leadership development for students is a welcome development for Black college leaders, who say such philanthropic partnerships will yield better results than one-time infusions of cash.

October 1, 2021

A reader wonders if critical race theory courses challenge students to consider alternative viewpoints.

September 29, 2021

Schuler Foundation's effort to bring low-income and minority students to small liberal-arts colleges reflects misconceptions of "white-led foundations who really don’t get it."

September 27, 2021

College and university leaders are taking steps to counter the sharp decline in enrollment among Black men during the pandemic.

September 15, 2021

In a long-running case, a federal appeals court orders Southeastern Oklahoma State University to rehire and award tenure to a professor who says she was denied tenure and fired for transitioning to a woman.

September 15, 2021

Colleges have excellent faculty who are contributing new knowledge on equity and inclusion, but sadly that knowledge is rarely applied to the institutions themselves, writes Laurel Smith-Doerr.

September 13, 2021

Pitched the Delta curveball, some scholarly associations turn to online meetings again while others still plan to meet face-to-face in the coming weeks. The groups are rethinking what annual meetings will look like after the pandemic, with implications for equity and accessibility.

 
September 10, 2021

A new study argues that debt aversion and transportation problems pose major barriers to college completion for Latinx students.

September 9, 2021

Colleen K. Vesely, Supriya Baily, Jatin Ambegaonkar, Holly Klee and Stormi Woltz describe their process for identifying and organizing DEI data to help drive change at their university.

September 8, 2021

Colleges are trying to recruit women for training and apprenticeship programs that prepare them for male-dominated fields. Progress is slower than advocates hoped.

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