Diversity

 
Professor Lara Sheehi, a light-skinned woman with curly dark hair.
Feb 06, 2023
Jewish students and a pro-Israel group are accusing an Arab professor and critic of Israeli policy of antisemitism. She’s accusing them of being racist and anti-Arab. She teaches a diversity course.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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March 3, 2022
Federal funding should be targeted to those institutions that most effectively serve Latino students, not just those that enroll large numbers, Kim A. Wilcox writes.
March 1, 2022
Grove City College is facing backlash for how it’s addressing diversity, equity and inclusion. Supporters say the criticism is more about politics than anything the college is doing to prepare students to live and work in the world.
February 25, 2022
A proposal to make them more historically accurate and informative.
February 23, 2022
A controversial land acknowledgment led to a clash between a University of Washington professor and administrators. Native scholars say the practice has value but can be problematic without a commitment to supporting Indigenous communities.
February 23, 2022
A new report from the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education found that multiple high-ranking liberal arts colleges saw increases in first-year Black student enrollment. However, some experts say challenges still remain.
February 18, 2022
Less selective universities should hire more senior administrators with STEM backgrounds—or risk shortchanging their students in competition for the best jobs, Ryan Craig argues.
February 16, 2022
Increase in appointments of Black and Hispanic leaders is encouraging, but we should be wary of assuming the progress is permanent.
February 15, 2022
In fumbling the renaming of a building that honored a Ku Klux Klan leader, the University of Alabama avoids real racial redress, Antar A. Tichavakunda writes.
February 14, 2022
Anti-Asian text messages shared on social media have created turmoil at Occidental College. Students are angered by the administration’s delayed response and lack of disciplinary action.
February 14, 2022
Colleges hired a greater share of Black and other nonwhite leaders in the months after Black Lives Matter became a household term than they did before, Inside Higher Ed analysis shows. Is the shift meaningful, and will it last?

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