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 8, 2018

Discussions about tenure votes are considered private on most campuses, but some say Dixie State is trumping up breach of confidentiality claims against two professors to get rid of them for political reasons.

March 7, 2018

Golden West College says a professor is on leave after she was recorded off-campus telling an Asian-American family to "go back to your home country."

March 6, 2018

Study finds "strikingly high" rates of depression and anxiety, with many reporting little help or support from supervisors.

March 5, 2018

Judith Shapiro reflects on the upsides and downsides of the current vogue of looking up one's DNA to find out who one "really is."

March 2, 2018

Daniel Handler, the children's author known as Lemony Snicket, will no longer speak at Wesleyan commencement, amid furor over his comments about women.

March 2, 2018

Duke University takes away from first-year students the ability to pick their roommates. This move goes against recent trends -- and raises questions about diversity, tolerance and the college experience.

March 1, 2018

Southern New Hampshire University and several donors want to guarantee an education for 1,000 DACA students.

February 28, 2018

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

February 27, 2018

Right after U of Tennessee faculty members agreed on plan to toughen oversight of tenured professors, system proposed rules many say endanger academic freedom.

February 27, 2018

Hollis Robbins considers the hit film, Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the limits of thinking historically.

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