Diversity

 
Dec 11, 2018
"White people are the best thing that ever happened to the world," the racist Columbia student shouted. The university is investigating the incident but would not confirm whether the student will face disciplinary action.

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

September 7, 2018

University demotes two high-ranking administrators after they apparently failed to follow policy in investigating and disciplining a reportedly racist coach.

September 6, 2018

When rumors swirled about a professor reported missing and later found dead, Emerson's president risked sharing uncomfortable truths about the late filmmaker's conduct to set the record straight.

September 6, 2018

Clemson University's recent parade theme is raising questions about the university's commitment to diversity.

September 4, 2018

Chapel Hill chancellor says she will propose new site for toppled Confederate monument. Some wonder why it should be anywhere on campus, and draw attention to statue's racist roots.

August 31, 2018

Emory is investigating a law professor who used the slur in a torts class about a case involving the word "Negro."

August 30, 2018

As the field grapples with the past’s racial legacies, the rhetoric of academic freedom is being weaponized against those committed to making it more inclusive, writes Dorothy Kim.

August 29, 2018

Philosophers object to a journal's publication of a term referring to radical feminists who don't necessarily count trans women among their ranks. Is it a slur?

August 29, 2018

Washington and Lee president and board opt to keep university name and team name of Generals, as a commission recommended. But idea of moving key events out of chapel seen as shrine to Confederacy is rejected.

August 28, 2018

Faculty members at Diablo Valley College want the president to publicly denounce a threat to the physical safety of a colleague. She said no.

August 28, 2018

Author discusses her new study of how white children develop ideas about race.

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