Diversity

 
Jan 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

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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October 19, 2015

In wake of scandal, U of California will re-examine deadline for taking disciplinary actions against faculty members found guilty of harassment, pointing to larger debate over statute-of-limitation-like policies in such cases.

October 15, 2015

When Berkeley didn't fire an astronomer it found to have mistreated female students for years, his colleagues took steps to force him out.

October 13, 2015

When it comes to judging evidence of gender bias in the sciences, is gender bias at play? A study involving university faculty members suggests it is.

October 8, 2015

A professor emeritus at the U of Texas says he'll leave campus rather than give lectures to hundreds of students who could bring guns.

October 5, 2015

The Anna Stubblefield case captivated academics when news first broke. But with her conviction of sexual assault of an intellectually disabled man, scholars disagree as to significance of case for disability studies.

October 2, 2015

After questions about her own ethnic status, official named to lead college's program for Native American students will not take the position.

October 1, 2015

Two new reports raise concerns about attempts “to silence advocacy for Palestinian rights” on campuses.

September 28, 2015

The University of Southern California starts a program to train recent Ph.D. recipients to be better teachers and maybe get a leg up in the job market.

September 24, 2015

State College of Florida eliminates rolling contracts in favor of one-year contracts for all full-time faculty members, even long-serving ones.

September 23, 2015

Angered by an opinion essay criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement, some students at Wesleyan want to see the student government stop funding the newspaper.

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