Diversity

 
Jun 19, 2018
Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

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

March 21, 2018

Employers favor new college graduates with moderate academic success but not high achievement, study finds. New male graduates' grades don't seem to have much impact.

March 20, 2018

Online education is an engine of racial inequality, argue Christopher Newfield and Cameron Sublett, and no good higher ed policy can be created ignoring that fact.

March 19, 2018

Pareena Lawrence explores how colleges can balance diversity and inclusion with free speech.

March 15, 2018

Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.

March 14, 2018

United Lutheran board chair quits amid anger over appointment of president who led group that encouraged gay Christians to stop being gay.

March 12, 2018

New report calls out NCAA for saying that black athletes graduate at higher rates than other black students, when that’s not true at the top conferences.

March 12, 2018

A new Gallup/Knight Foundation report breaks down student attitudes on the First Amendment.

March 9, 2018

University of Illinois graduate students reach tentative contract deal with administration after being on strike for nearly two weeks.

March 9, 2018

Texas Tech professor who says he was retaliated against for speaking out against tenure as stifling to academic innovation may proceed to trial in his case against the institution, a state appeals court rules.

March 8, 2018

Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

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