Diversity

 
Feb 15, 2019
A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.

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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.

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January 21, 2019

Professor's email at U of Houston about body odor, referencing some cultures, raises concerns about how to broach this delicate topic, if at all.

January 17, 2019

Erroneous job ads with the preferred candidates' names in the titles roil academics who have experienced "sham" searches.

January 17, 2019

University of Nebraska at Lincoln is under fire by students who thought police should not have mentioned in a campuswide bulletin that two men accused of sexual assault were black, believing that it reinforced harmful stereotypes.

January 17, 2019

Requiring that at least 40 percent of search committee members be female was followed by a drop in hiring of women, study found.

January 16, 2019

Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.

January 15, 2019

Roman Catholic colleges have some of the most open curricula among religious institutions. But that didn't stop Franciscan University from banning a book that portrays the Virgin Mary as sexual -- and ousting a department chair for teaching it.

January 14, 2019

Can “light-touch, targeted feedback” to students via email improve their perceptions of and performance in a class? New research says in some cases the answer is yes.

January 14, 2019

University agrees to review whether any programs or scholarships discriminate illegally against men, but legal experts say programs reserved for women are legal.

January 14, 2019

Colleges can dramatically improve success rates of low-income, first-generation students by working across units, argue Adrianna Kezar and Elizabeth Holcombe.

January 11, 2019

New cookbook from the Modern Language Association celebrates the subtle and not-so-subtle links between literature, food and drink.

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