Diversity

 
Jan 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

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

March 6, 2014

Could having families now be as disadvantageous to men's academic careers as women's? Study raises possibility.

March 3, 2014

Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

February 27, 2014

Cal State Los Angeles professors vote to require all students to take a course in race or ethnicity, but fail to adopt proposal that course be taught in ethnic studies department.

 

February 25, 2014

How should a queer junior professor react when a prominent trustee and donor makes jokes about gay people? Eric Anthony Grollman reflects. 

February 24, 2014

When scientists collaborate on papers, they disproportionately work with those of the same ethnicity, study finds.

February 24, 2014

Loyola New Orleans debates the views of a libertarian faculty member who argues that most civil rights laws are wrong.

February 20, 2014

So you have X number of international students on your campus. So what?

 

February 10, 2014

New analysis questions the assumptions behind a theory about low-income students that has attracted considerable scholarly and White House interest.

February 4, 2014

Report on two months of harassment of black student at San Jose State says that he didn't want to report the ugly incidents, and that university officials generally followed proper procedures. But president wasn't in the loop for weeks.

February 4, 2014

Husband-and-wife professors at Yale law school (she gave us the "Tiger Mother" debate) publish book about why some racial and ethnic groups are more successful than others. And no, it's not because they value education.

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