Diversity

 
Aug 19, 2017
University acts amid heightened scrutiny of honors for Confederates, and after vandalism of the statue. Bowdoin removes plaque honoring Confederate alumni and Jefferson Davis.

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 1, 2017

New executive order moves HBCU initiative into White House but otherwise doesn't depart significantly from previous executive orders on historically black colleges.

February 28, 2017

Education secretary's remarks astound many advocates for colleges that were created because black students were denied choices.

February 28, 2017

College Board pilots system to help colleges make admissions decisions about who is disadvantaged -- and evidence from one college suggests 20 percent of decisions might be different. But lack of emphasis on race concerns some advocates.

February 24, 2017

Study finds that physicists are more likely to describe women as ethical scientists, but in ways that potentially limit their productivity and competitiveness.

February 24, 2017

Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

February 23, 2017

Administration rescinds guidelines that said Title IX applied to discrimination based on gender identity. Guidelines had been used by transgender students to push for policy changes.

February 23, 2017

Some black college presidents don't like the new BET television show about a fictional HBCU, but that doesn't mean students aren't enjoying the somewhat scandalous portrayal.

February 22, 2017

Racist video at Old Dominion, blackface controversy at Spring Arbor and anti-immigrant posters at the University of Texas.

February 21, 2017

Michigan State plans to bar them from dormitory room doors, in attempt to limit bullying.

February 17, 2017

Minnesota philosophy professor writes that immigrants have low IQs and refugees are part of "religious-political cult." Reaction is intense.

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