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.

The booklet is made possible in part by advertising support from Workday.

Archive

June 16, 2014

AAUP censures Northeastern Illinois for alleged violation of former professor's academic freedom in tenure denial. Draft of new policy questions ties to Confucius Institutes.

June 9, 2014

Koch brothers make major gift to the UNCF, primarily for scholarships -- and some wonder why black college group accepted the money and will give Koch some say in how recipients are selected.

May 28, 2014

Scholars fend off right-wing opposition as concept attracts mainstream attention.

May 22, 2014

Harvard faculty survey finds that institution has made significant progress in providing female professors with mentors. But when it comes to caring for children or the chores, gender gap is significant.

May 13, 2014

An online comment prompts consideration of whether academics feel free to express stereotypes about poor, rural white students.

May 5, 2014

U. of North Carolina and Duke consider wiping away the names of campus buildings that honor Ku Klux Klan leader and white supremacists.

May 2, 2014

The Supreme Court's recent decision may not require colleges to change their practices, but it's another sign they need new approaches, writes Matthew Gaertner.

April 30, 2014

Former University of Pennsylvania history professor asserts in a lawsuit that she was denied tenure because she took time off to care for her children.

April 24, 2014

Study finds faculty members more likely to respond to inquiries from prospective graduate students who are white males. Business faculty appear to favor white men most, humanities and arts professors the least. 

April 24, 2014

A new study, based on interviews with 35 female college leaders, shows how women are discouraged but can encourage other women.

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