Jan 08, 2021
This week’s Capitol riots have been repeatedly described as “unthinkable.” Yet happen they did, so how do we start to think about them? Many academics have an answer: the humanities.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.


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January 20, 2020

The lack of faculty diversity lies in the clash between the dual desire of universities to both increase diversity and satisfy their need for highly specialized professors, argues Katherine Newman.

January 7, 2020

What happens when racial incidents are viewed differently by students who experience them in real time and administrators who try to address the incidents after the fact? At American University, the answer is complicated.

January 2, 2020

New research highlights the differences in students’ sense of belonging by race, institution type and first-generation status.

December 12, 2019

White House order directs federal agencies to "consider" a controversial definition of anti-Semitism in investigating civil rights complaints at college campuses.

December 9, 2019

Following discoveries of racist vandalism at Salisbury University, the administration is creating a brand-new position.

December 6, 2019

University of Michigan shares insights from its decentralized diversity accountability structure, in which individual academic and administrative units have their own diversity officers.

December 3, 2019

Despite the efforts of many people in higher education, student experiences reflect and reinforce broader patterns of inequality, write Elizabeth Bradley and Candice M. Lowe Swift, who describe a large-scale and ongoing approach to help meet that challenge.

December 2, 2019

But don't expect the controversy to end any time soon.

November 25, 2019

The events are partly the consequence of expectations that the delivery of “diverse” content will by itself engineer more equitable and inclusive campus communities, argues David Shih.

November 22, 2019

Authors discuss their new book on race relations in higher education.



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