Diversity

 
Oct 23, 2017
Pearson vows to remove material amid uproar over advice on how nursing students should evaluate people by their racial, ethnic or religious backgrounds.

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

April 4, 2016

Work at a regional public university? You'll earn more at a unionized, large urban institution, according to new analysis of faculty salaries.

April 4, 2016

Vice provost at U of Wisconsin makes an unusually frank video in response to a racial incident -- and attracts attention most university statements never receive.

April 1, 2016

Academic Preservation Trust, weeks away from a meeting in North Carolina, opts to move event to Maryland, refusing to meet in state that has just passed an antigay, antitransgender law.

April 1, 2016

The effects of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement are far-reaching and demand a restoration of civil discourse in higher education, writes Richard M. Joel.

March 31, 2016

As North Carolina bars many transgender people from using facilities that reflect their identities, Cooper Union makes all bathrooms gender neutral.

March 28, 2016

New North Carolina law requires public colleges to segregate bathrooms by biological birth gender, forcing transgender students and faculty members to use facilities that don't reflect their identities. UPDATE: Three university employees sue.

March 28, 2016

A major writing conference caught flak last year for rejecting panels about disabilities in writing. It's made some changes, but some still aren't satisfied.

March 24, 2016

U of California alters definitions in proposed statement on intolerance that is attracting considerable scrutiny from faculty members and activists.

March 23, 2016

Public colleges are increasing students' overall graduation rates, but a study finds the gap between black and white students continues to widen.

March 21, 2016

Inspired by findings of bias at the K-12 level, a study sought to see if higher ed officials would impose harsher penalties on hypothetical black students than on white ones.

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