Diversity

 
Jan 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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August 24, 2021

It is time to not just say the system in academe is inequitable but also to start putting our finger on the particular pieces that require a reset, write Beth Mitchneck and Jessi L. Smith.

August 5, 2021

Women -- especially women of color -- and graduate students and postdocs are more likely to think they don’t belong in fields perceived to value genius over training, study says.

July 21, 2021

Medgar Evers College gets a new infusion of cash, which college leaders expect to have a lasting impact on students and surrounding neighborhoods in Brooklyn that were hard-hit by the pandemic.

July 14, 2021

He sees the divinity school “in decline and decay” and says the university’s administrators have “anti-Palestinian prejudices.”

July 7, 2021

No academic institutions are perfect, even for faculty members of color.

July 7, 2021

She will join the faculty at Howard University, as will author and fellow journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates. The fallout continues at Chapel Hill, where many view her decision as the result of racism among UNC trustees who resisted granting her tenure.

June 15, 2021

Anonymous document accuses four Queen's U of Canada professors of playing at being Algonquin or affiliated with some other First Nation. The university stands by them. How should it respond?

 
June 9, 2021

More than a dozen states considered or passed legislation targeting critical race theory this year. How has this academic concept become so politicized?

 
June 7, 2021

Washington and Lee University has decided to continue under its current name, disappointing advocates who wanted to see the institution reject namesake Robert E. Lee.

June 4, 2021

Hannah-Jones case costs the university a noted chemistry faculty recruit. Professors there worry about even bigger recruitment problems ahead.

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