Diversity

 
Apr 26, 2017
On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.

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

May 24, 2011

State leaders who want to improve historically black colleges need to focus on students and budget fairness, not governance changes, writes James T. Minor.

May 23, 2011

Stanton L. Jones argues that Christian colleges that bar gay sex can still be supportive of gay students.

May 23, 2011
Colleges serving Asian-American students are now eligible for more federal grant programs.
May 17, 2011
U. of Washington aims to boost number of female professors in STEM fields by recruiting those in industry.
May 10, 2011
A chair at UC Davis steps down after inquiry into the way he responded to a student's pregnancy.
May 4, 2011
New Arizona law would bar public colleges and universities from applying anti-bias rules to religious groups or students.
May 2, 2011
Education Department's letter has prompted some colleges to speed up planned changes in procedures on sexual assaults.
April 26, 2011
As recently as a few years ago, some gay football players endured intense homophobia, described in a preliminary study. But some say the climate is improving, for all athletes.
April 25, 2011

The Texas House of Representatives has passed a budget bill that would require any public college with a student center on "alternative" sexuality to provide equal funding to create new centers to promote "traditional values."

While the Senate has yet to adopt a version of the budget bill, the inclusion of the measure in the overall budget bill and the dominance of social conservatives in Texas politics means that the measure could well be enacted. The House vote in favor of the amendment on the campus sexuality centers was 110-24.

April 21, 2011
Statement by leaders of AAUP and American Jewish Committee calls for more precision in distinguishing between criticism and bigotry.

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