Diversity

 
Feb 18, 2019
Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

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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.

Archive

February 4, 2019

Hampton University alumni object to honor for the late president, noting his link to Reagan administration and the Willie Horton ad.

February 1, 2019

Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur's potential to throw learning off course, is it ever worth using in the classroom -- if it ever was?

February 1, 2019

Association is accused of trying to silence an African American librarian who complained about hostile comments directed at her during the association’s midwinter meeting.

January 31, 2019

Can a shift in the way candidates are evaluated eliminate bias based on gender, race and background?

January 30, 2019

New research says some straightforward interventions are effective in addressing faculty workload disparities.

January 29, 2019

Opposition came from those who said rules would be unfair to institutions in California and those that serve minority students.

January 29, 2019

Field's faculty jobs outlook was constant last year after years of disappearing positions.

January 29, 2019

U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with professor.

January 28, 2019

Small-college leaders share how their institutions have attempted to ward off enrollment crises before they happen.

January 28, 2019

A professor at Duke University steps down from her administrative role after sending an email to students suggesting they not speak Chinese in student lounge and study areas.

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