Diversity

 
Sep 18, 2018
Author discusses new book on what it means to be Latino at three distinctly different institutions: a liberal arts college, a research university and a regional public university.

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

July 13, 2018

Leader of a university in Ecuador -- first woman to hold the post there -- discusses the culture she is trying to change.

July 12, 2018

Medieval studies groups say a major conference is trying to limit the number of diverse voices and topics. The debate is part of a bigger fight over whether medieval studies should remain a fundamentally European field.

July 10, 2018

Authors discuss their new book that suggests most colleges can do more to diversify their faculties.

July 9, 2018

San Francisco State University students graduate at higher rates when they pass ethnic studies courses, but not everyone agrees on what this means.

July 6, 2018

William Shatner unleashes on academics on Twitter after he criticizes librarians' recent decision to rename an award named after Laura Ingalls Wilder.

July 5, 2018

Education and Justice Departments withdraw seven documents from Obama administration on race and admissions. DeVos urges educators to use Supreme Court decisions as a guide.

July 5, 2018

It's better for historically black colleges and universities to consider merging than to close in disgrace, argues Harry L. Williams.

July 2, 2018

Rate My Professors ditches its chili pepper "hotness" rating after professors criticize the teacher-rating website for contributing to a poor academic climate for women.

July 2, 2018

Professor with Asian name shares voice mail she received -- full of inaccuracies and bigotry -- as one story of the impact of anti-Chinese and anti-immigrant rhetoric.

June 29, 2018

After extensive study, Pitt moves to change name of building that houses its public health program -- a name that currently honors the U.S. surgeon general who oversaw the Tuskegee experiment.

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