Diversity

 
May 22, 2018
Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

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

January 31, 2018

After a major editorial flap, history's premier journal announces a series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors.

January 30, 2018

At national gathering of educators, many see erosion of opportunity -- even as data show continuing impact of earning a college degree.

January 25, 2018

Study finds that a given discipline's perceived gender bias plays the biggest role in whether women choose to major in it.

January 24, 2018

U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

January 23, 2018

A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.

January 23, 2018

Civil liberties supporters want University of Alabama president to reverse expulsion of student who posted racist rants, saying her First Amendment rights were violated.

January 19, 2018

New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

January 16, 2018

Column by author who is a feminist icon asks if she is a “bad feminist” -- and revives debate over whether a university inappropriately fired a noted novelist.

January 12, 2018

President resigns; report says accused professor was unprofessional and inappropriate but didn't break the law or university rules; many students and faculty members remain angry. Accused professor responds.

January 11, 2018

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

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