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.

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October 20, 2016

At a time when graduate schools are under pressure to produce more minority Ph.D.s, surveys at Yale and Michigan show the challenges facing nonwhite doctoral students.

October 19, 2016

New report finds big-time college football players at wealthiest programs graduate at rates lower than their nonathlete male peers. For black players, the gap is even bigger.

October 18, 2016

Diverse campus administrators, not just faculty members, are integral to the overall student experience and the creation of inclusive campus environments, writes Stephanie White.

October 14, 2016

Posters promoting a white nationalist organization -- led by a California college student -- have appeared on campuses across the country. Some students are trying to shame him.

October 10, 2016

Comments about NFL player who started national anthem protest cost a Concordia (Mich.) instructor her job; Virginia professor keeps his job but plans a leave amid criticism of Facebook post about Black Lives Matter.

October 10, 2016

For full voting membership, institutions must view sexual relations as limited to marriage between a man and woman. Colleges that teach otherwise may be nonvoting members.

October 10, 2016

NCAA stance against discrimination draws praise and raises questions about how association picks its battles and why it doesn't similarly challenge its own members.

October 7, 2016

Search processes prove to be a key point of contention as West Florida and Kennesaw State have considered making politicians university presidents.

October 6, 2016

Study suggests that language recommendation writers use to describe women may disadvantage them as job candidates, portraying them as less dynamic and excellent than male counterparts.

October 5, 2016

East Carolina U bars band members from protest during national anthem. Stance differs from that of other public colleges and universities.

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