Diversity

 
Oct 19, 2017
New questions are being raised at Kennesaw State after local politicians boasted about influencing the president’s decision on how to respond to a racial protest movement.

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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March 21, 2016

U of Kansas lifts suspension of faculty member whose comments angered black students and others, who demanded she be fired.

March 16, 2016

U of California, which has seen divisive debates on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on its campuses, abandoned draft policy last year amid First Amendment concerns. The university is trying again.

March 16, 2016

Just half of black male athletes at the 65 top football and basketball institutions graduate within six years, a new study found. Other black students and other athletes fare much better at most colleges.

March 16, 2016

As a metaphor, the cartoon character provides perhaps rather surprising insight into how underrepresented students can experience college, writes Denise Anthony.

March 15, 2016

The American Statistical Association seeks to embrace science's inherent complexity and push for more data transparency by rejecting a common, oversimplified measure of statistical significance.

March 15, 2016

A trend that started in high schools -- using the candidate's name to insult groups of students -- has spread to higher education. Experts expect the national political divisiveness to extend to campuses.

March 14, 2016

Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.

March 14, 2016

U of North Florida will pay $1.25 million to a former women's basketball coach who said the university discriminated against female athletes and coaches.

March 9, 2016

Appeals court upholds verdict that Wayne State must pay $850,000 to former student whose pregnancy was subject of inappropriate criticism by supervisor.

March 4, 2016

Study finds students are more likely to use certain words of praise when describing professors who are men or who are in fields with few female and black scholars.

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