Diversity

 
Apr 26, 2017
On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.

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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February 14, 2017

As the White House and congressional Republicans plan overtures to black colleges, activists on one campus rally to bar the president from campus.

February 14, 2017

Christian colleges can provide a bridge between elite opinion and “red-state” America, writes Thomas Albert Howard. How might they rise to the occasion?

February 13, 2017

After years of debate, Yale removes name of slavery defender from a residential college. But names and symbols associated with white supremacy remain visible on other campuses. Plus a chart of names that have not been changed.

February 9, 2017

Through the voices of 40 individuals, new book examines what it’s like to be a black man on a college campus today.

February 8, 2017

Study suggests that men are overrepresented in elite Ph.D. programs, especially in those fields heavy on math skills, making for segregation by discipline and prestige.

February 6, 2017

Study finds students' negative diversity experiences, though less common than positive ones, hinder cognitive development and student learning. 

January 30, 2017

Popular online discussion group sees resignations and call for boycott over comments some see as bigotry toward trans scholars.

January 30, 2017

Yolanda T. Moses highlights four areas that institutions and individuals should focus on to encourage diversity and inclusion over the next four years.

January 25, 2017

The University of Kentucky, as the state’s flagship institution, has a moral responsibility to provide access to students of limited means, write Eli Capilouto and Tim Tracy, and thus is radically shifting the ratio of merit to need-based aid to do so.

January 24, 2017

Author discusses new book about a part of the student population pushing for more support -- and facing a backlash in some states.

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