Diversity

 
Jul 20, 2017
Gay rights group gathers leaders of black colleges and universities to discuss path to making them more inclusive of LGBTQ students.

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

August 5, 2015

American Society for Microbiology shows that a scientific group with relatively few female speakers can change things dramatically in just a few years.

July 21, 2015

Two Christian colleges change hiring rules to permit employment of faculty members who are in same-sex marriages.

July 16, 2015

Pundits overwhelming portray student activists as oversensitive whiners. Don't buy the hype, Michelle Minter argues: they are raising real issues on campuses.

July 14, 2015

Essay about a black doctoral student's experience leads to broader discussion of isolation and insensitivity felt by many -- even from seemingly progressive fellow students and faculty members.

July 8, 2015

Some people aren't waiting patiently for colleges to rename buildings or remove statues of racist figures of the Southern past. Is spray paint the appropriate tool? Some experts predict a rise in "historical guerrilla warfare."

July 6, 2015

The tragic murders in Charleston highlight how much society has failed on issues of race, and why colleges need to consider whether they are moving beyond lip service in addressing these issues, writes Gail DiSabatino.

July 6, 2015

In wake of Rachel Dolezal scandal, a prominent professor in Native American studies who regularly says she is Native American is accused of misrepresenting her background.

June 24, 2015

Citadel seeks to move its flag; 3 statues vandalized amid debate at UT Austin; U of Mississippi chancellor calls for state flag to change.

June 23, 2015

As debate grows in South Carolina, Citadel says state law prevents it from removing a Confederate naval flag from its chapel. Citadel won't say if it favors changing that law.

June 22, 2015

After the horrific murders in Charleston, Michelle Asha Cooper writes, will higher education and American society be ready for honest discussions about race?

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