Diversity

 
Sep 25, 2017
Ball State Faculty Council debates how to assess commitment to diversity when using teaching evaluations, and how to phrase the question.

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"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.

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April 28, 2015

As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.

April 24, 2015

'Instrument of torture' or building block of understanding? UCLA and other universities debate how much math, and what kind, is enough for life sciences majors.

April 22, 2015

Can work-life balance provisions be successfully integrated into faculty collective bargaining agreements? 

April 20, 2015

In hiring of tenure-track STEM instructors, female, black and Latino academics have an edge, while Asians are at a disadvantage. But the picture for tenure is more nuanced -- and women with young children lose out.

April 16, 2015

When universities that are sports powerhouses appoint presidents with little experience in intercollegiate athletics, new leaders face a steep learning curve.

April 14, 2015

New study suggests STEM hiring favors women over men, in contrast to lots of other research suggesting otherwise. But is there more to the story?

April 13, 2015

After more than a decade of debate, and strong lobbying from both administrators and students, professors vote in favor of the measure, 916 to 487.

April 13, 2015

Faculty pay is up 2.2. percent, or 1.4 percent adjusted for inflation, new A.A.U.P. survey finds. Despite modest gains, association says professor pay can't be blamed for tuition hikes. Searchable database by institution available exclusively here.

April 9, 2015

University of Michigan cancels, then revives showing of "American Sniper" after more than 200 students complain and nearly replaces it with the family film "Paddington."

April 6, 2015

Brown U. says it will double underrepresented minority faculty ranks in 10 years. What's its strategy? Why do some institutions favor -- and some avoid -- specific goals?

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