Diversity

 
Dec 11, 2018
"White people are the best thing that ever happened to the world," the racist Columbia student shouted. The university is investigating the incident but would not confirm whether the student will face disciplinary action.

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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.

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October 22, 2018

Plan reportedly under consideration would bar any definition of sex other than that designated at birth. Transgender students could lose wide range of rights.

October 22, 2018

New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end.

October 18, 2018

University of Glasgow requires that female Ph.D. candidates have at least one woman on their doctoral examination panel. Some see move forcing “academic housework” on senior female academics.

October 16, 2018

Why did Elizabeth Warren divulge her genetic test results, which show she is in fact part Native American, while simultaneously insisting that she's always been evaluated professionally as a white person?

October 16, 2018

The Niceties, now Off-Broadway, portrays raw racial divisions on campus.

October 15, 2018

College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.

October 12, 2018

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

October 12, 2018

Beginning in January, the group will issue a "Seal of Excelencia" to colleges that meet a series of data-driven benchmarks on their commitment to ensuring that Latinx students succeed.

October 11, 2018

Messages posted at Washington University in St. Louis point to a problem of anti-Asian racism, which students and others say is often ignored.

October 10, 2018

Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

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