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Jan 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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"Leadership in Pursuit of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

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May 25, 2021

A new initiative aims to bring back 4,000 students who stopped out of private historically Black colleges and universities and guide them to graduation with one-on-one coaching. Public HBCUs are doing similar outreach to students, especially those who left during the pandemic.

May 20, 2021

Are implicit bias workshops just a Band-Aid approach to racial justice and equity challenges on campuses, or can they actually have an impact? Edward Pittman provides some answers.

May 14, 2021

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis says it's putting its policies where its mouth is, approving new promotion and tenure options based on diversity, equity and inclusion work.

 
April 29, 2021

That should especially be the case when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion, argue Amna Khalid and Jeffrey Aaron Snyder.

April 29, 2021

In tough budget times, colleges should not make cuts that shrink that vital mission of staff members dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, Shannon Portillo writes.

April 20, 2021

A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.

 
April 15, 2021

Different people support these values for different reasons, and their interpretations of them are sometimes in direct conflict, writes Nicholas C. Burbules.

April 7, 2021

A new study of three universities found that certain dorms on their campuses were widely, but unofficially, considered off-limits for low-income students and students of color.

March 25, 2021

As scholars, if we don't take comprehensive approaches to social problems, we'll neglect needed policies to address inequalities, argues Michael Jindra.

March 18, 2021

Boise State halts a diversity course for 1,300 students midsemester over a rumored video of a student being “humiliated” for being white. The university hasn't seen the video, but the course was already under scrutiny from state lawmakers.

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