Diversity

 
Jun 19, 2018
Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

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.

Archive

June 20, 2017

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

June 19, 2017

OCR issues new guidance that clear way for investigating some cases of transgender bias, but advocates for transgender students say the document is inadequate.

June 13, 2017

A student at SMU said she was unfairly suspended for putting up fliers to respond to racist posters on campus.

June 12, 2017

Many find her claim about “unsettled law” to be dubious and an abdication of her agency's civil rights responsibilities.

June 8, 2017

Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.

June 8, 2017

We in higher education must make it easier for first-generation students to find staff and faculty members who are dedicated to improving such students’ chances of graduation, argues Judith S. White.

June 7, 2017

Federal appeals court revives professor’s case against Texas Tech, which he says retaliated against him over his anti-tenure views.

June 6, 2017

Modern Language Association taps Paula Krebs, dean at Bridgewater State and longtime humanities advocate, as new executive director.

June 5, 2017

College calls off classes today after another threat. As diversity debate continues, board pledges support for free speech. Faculty members circulate letter questioning actions of colleague.

June 5, 2017

Colleges are starting to accommodate transgender students, but some are doing it better than others.

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