Diversity

 
Feb 18, 2019
Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

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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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.

January 10, 2019

Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings.

January 8, 2019

Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

January 7, 2019

Racist comments directed at a scholar at a disciplinary meeting floor classicists in the room. Some see it as a major setback for a historically exclusionary field that is trying hard to change.

January 7, 2019

Research panels, professional awards, job interviews, networking and "the list"? Female historians circulate a secret document of alleged bad actors during their major annual conference.

January 4, 2019

Historians discuss efforts to evaluate student learning far beyond a grade.

January 3, 2019

Advocates hope a new legal settlement between a former neo-Nazi and a black college student may help other students who find themselves facing digital hate.

January 2, 2019

After controversies involving two professors, Fresno State wants its "community" to be "respectful," "kind" and accountable. Many faculty members are on board, and university says principles won't be enforced. Others are skeptical.

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