Diversity

 
Feb 24, 2017
Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

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.

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July 30, 2014

State board orders U. of Massachusetts at Dartmouth to pay damages after finding that an Asian woman's bid for full professor status was not handled in the same way as other applications.

 

 

July 28, 2014

In podcast interview, Beverly Daniel Tatum, preparing to wrap up her presidency, offers thoughts on fund raising, race relations, wellness and the state of historically black colleges.

July 25, 2014

Many were surprised when a Christian college won exemption from Title IX so it could bar a transgender student from housing. Two more Christian colleges have now received exemptions -- giving them the right to subject transgender students to expulsion.

July 24, 2014

As their numbers increase, they are stepping up efforts to further break a glass ceiling for LGBTQ academics.

July 22, 2014

Terminated tenure-track faculty members at Upper Iowa University say they were punished for voicing their concerns about proposed curricular changes.

July 16, 2014

Appeals court backs U. of Texas at Austin's consideration of race in admissions, but appeal is likely headed back to Supreme Court.

July 15, 2014

Sexual harassment reports have prompted American Philosophical Association to consider creating a code of conduct for its members. Reactions are mixed.

July 14, 2014

As Christian colleges seek exemptions from parts of some federal laws, two institutions face legal challenges to their treatment of transgender students -- and Education Department exempts one from part of Title IX.

July 10, 2014

Colleges that participated in the slave economy or engaged in other forms of discrimination must engage with the past to shape their cultures now, writes Michele Minter.

July 9, 2014

Washington and Lee U., named in part for a hero of the Confederacy, apologizes for having owned slaves and moves Confederate flags from near statue of Lee.

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