Diversity

 
Mar 28, 2017
Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.

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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November 28, 2016

Two Jewish professors on different campuses are harassed with anti-Semitic threats -- at a time when swastikas have appeared at a number of institutions.

November 28, 2016

The distress that students now feel over the election of Trump runs deeper than fear of what the administration plans to do, argues Mark Bauerlein. It signifies the fall of the diversity-sensitive propriety that has guided much of their lives.

November 22, 2016

Colleges must put the right diversity practices in place to encourage students to pursue important fields like STEM and the biomedical sciences, write Jennifer C. Danek and Marc Nivet.

November 21, 2016

As the Obama administration winds down, Department of Education and college leaders call on institutions to better acknowledge history of racism and to offer more support to minority students.

November 18, 2016

Study suggests Ph.D. supply isn't the problem when it comes to diversifying the professoriate.

November 18, 2016

More than 100 campus leaders urge Trump to take more forceful stand against "harassment, hate and acts of violence." UPDATE: More presidents sign on.

November 16, 2016

Stanford students walk out of classes; Tulsa CC student implicated in racist emails to Penn students; blackface controversy at Abilene Christian; and more.

November 16, 2016

As postelection protests continue, tactic people associate with the Vietnam era returns -- and so does debate about symbolism, patriotism and history.

November 15, 2016

A growing movement, in wake of Trump’s victory, calls on colleges to limit cooperation with federal immigration officials. Legal and political impacts are unclear.

November 15, 2016

It can shut down conversations before they become meaningful, and it is not a particularly useful phrase to incite change in the minds or actions of others, argues Stephen J. Aguilar.

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