Diversity

 
May 23, 2017
White U of Maryland student, who officials say was a member of white supremacist group on Facebook, is charged in fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State student, leaving others questioning how safe they are.

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

February 22, 2017

Racist video at Old Dominion, blackface controversy at Spring Arbor and anti-immigrant posters at the University of Texas.

February 21, 2017

Michigan State plans to bar them from dormitory room doors, in attempt to limit bullying.

February 17, 2017

Minnesota philosophy professor writes that immigrants have low IQs and refugees are part of "religious-political cult." Reaction is intense.

February 15, 2017

Despite higher education's progressive reputation, new research shows a stubborn pay gap between women and men who are administrators.

February 14, 2017

As the White House and congressional Republicans plan overtures to black colleges, activists on one campus rally to bar the president from campus.

February 14, 2017

Christian colleges can provide a bridge between elite opinion and “red-state” America, writes Thomas Albert Howard. How might they rise to the occasion?

February 13, 2017

After years of debate, Yale removes name of slavery defender from a residential college. But names and symbols associated with white supremacy remain visible on other campuses. Plus a chart of names that have not been changed.

February 9, 2017

Through the voices of 40 individuals, new book examines what it’s like to be a black man on a college campus today.

February 8, 2017

Study suggests that men are overrepresented in elite Ph.D. programs, especially in those fields heavy on math skills, making for segregation by discipline and prestige.

February 6, 2017

Study finds students' negative diversity experiences, though less common than positive ones, hinder cognitive development and student learning. 

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