Diversity

 
May 06, 2020
Women and minority professionals are gaining representation in several higher education employment areas but continue to hold leadership roles less often than their white male counterparts.

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Archive

February 11, 2019

The racism of old yearbooks at the University of Richmond is real and still creates pain, writes Eric Anthony Grollman. But the university is studying and learning from the bigotry of its past.

February 11, 2019

Resident assistants at University of Michigan are worried about not being able to remove racist or other offensive language from dormitory doors. Officials say they can't suppress free expression.

February 8, 2019

As images continue to be uncovered, colleges are forced to confront reality that institutions were hostile to black people and others -- well after they desegregated.

February 8, 2019

Judge says university cannot deny recognition because of antigay rules. But decision says main flaw at Iowa is inconsistent enforcement, not the rules themselves.

February 6, 2019

Leader of a Canadian university upsets some students and professors with analysis of blackface incidents in higher education.

February 5, 2019

Colleges and universities in Virginia and elsewhere, struggling with histories tied to slavery and the Confederacy, are forced by the scandal involving the governor's yearbook to consider the spewing of hatred in contemporary times.

February 5, 2019

Recent controversy over email from Duke professor about Chinese students speaking Chinese in lounges reflects larger tensions in academe, experts say.

February 4, 2019

Hampton University alumni object to honor for the late president, noting his link to Reagan administration and the Willie Horton ad.

February 4, 2019

U of Georgia Ph.D. candidate in philosophy says he's under investigation for his comments about race -- now that donors are involved in the debate.

February 1, 2019

Association is accused of trying to silence an African American librarian who complained about hostile comments directed at her during the association’s midwinter meeting.

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