Diversity

 
Apr 25, 2017
Controversy over Alice Goffman's book lives on, with students at Pomona saying the sociologist's alleged racial insensitivities should disqualify her from a visiting professorship there.

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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January 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.

January 12, 2017

As Texas debates bill that would require regulation of how transgender people use facilities in public higher education, most system leaders aren't saying much.

January 11, 2017

Diversity groups question Jeff Sessions’s record -- and some point to comments on race by Betsy DeVos. Senator is questioned on his views on undocumented students and shares laugh with colleague about objections from law professors.

January 9, 2017

The University of Southern California will bring the University of Pennsylvania's Shaun Harper to campus, as well as several of Penn's initiatives, with big plans for a nationwide campus climate survey.

January 9, 2017

Study of economics faculty members finds that men get credit where women do not.

January 3, 2017

University releases report on actions of law professor that stunned campus and prompted calls for her dismissal. Professor -- and others -- object to findings.

December 21, 2016

Community college leaders journey through Mississippi and Alabama in hopes of learning how the civil rights movement will help them solve today's problems.

December 20, 2016

We in higher education need to provide a diverse and inclusive environment that challenges people to stop surrounding themselves only with others whose views match their own, writes David P. Haney.

December 19, 2016

Why do our most progressive institutions have lousy race relations? Because diversity policies have often walled off minorities from the centers of university life, argues Robert Maranto.

December 19, 2016

Students appear to have moved on from Yik Yak, once a prime app for anonymous gossip and racist comments -- a relief for administrators struggling to curb online bullying.

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