Diversity

 
Oct 22, 2018
New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end.

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.

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Archive

August 2, 2018

University of North Carolina board says it lacks power to move controversial Confederate statue. Emails show a Chapel Hill trustee called those protesting the statue "criminals" and "entitled wimps."

July 27, 2018

Federal jury says a professor of business at Columbia retaliated against a former junior faculty member when she complained of harassment. Columbia is liable for retaliation on his behalf.

July 25, 2018

The Charles Koch Foundation pledges to make future grant terms public, but critics still want to know more about past agreements -- specifically whether they allowed the foundation a role in faculty hiring or curricular decisions.

July 19, 2018

College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

July 18, 2018

Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

July 18, 2018

Case involves an allegation that Louisiana College wouldn't hire a coach because of his Jewish heritage.

July 17, 2018

Philosophers object to Claremont Graduate's decision to close its department and terminate tenured professors. Some see loss of an essential program.

July 17, 2018

Author discusses his new book about women in the technology industry and in the academic programs that could lead them there.

July 16, 2018

Conservative talk show host says Sacha Baron Cohen posed as Reed professor for comedy show on politics. Reed says ploy demonstrates a misunderstanding of what it's about, but that it's honored -- sort of. Maybe.

July 13, 2018

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

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