Diversity

 
Jan 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

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

March 27, 2015

N.C.A.A., Educause, NASPA and other groups hosting events in Indiana say they're concerned about new law that critics argue gives businesses the right to discriminate against gay people. Thus far, no one is staying away -- and some wonder why criticism came too late.

March 25, 2015

The University of Oklahoma is one of the few institutions of its size without a chief diversity officer.

March 19, 2015

Photograph of U.Va. student leader, after encounter with state police, renews debate about race and law enforcement.

March 19, 2015

In wake of racist video, SAE says it will hire a director of diversity and require diversity education, but some say its plan is inadequate.

March 19, 2015

The same fraternity in the national spotlight for a racist video was involved in incidents against American Indians in the 1990's -- and Indians question whether the university is doing enough to boost minority recruitment.

 

March 17, 2015

California's community college system signs an agreement with nine historically black colleges to make it easier for students to transfer across state borders.

March 13, 2015

Presidents overwhelmingly say they should have more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions. But just how much say should they have? 

March 10, 2015

U. of Oklahoma removes Sigma Alpha Epsilon from campus after video surfaces of members singing of pride in keeping black people out. But SAE remains at many campuses, despite hateful incident after hateful incident.

March 10, 2015

U. of Richmond faces praise and criticism for trying to change a tradition that resembles a debutante ball.

March 10, 2015

Authors discuss their new book on the stories of Harvard students with disabilities.

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