Diversity

 
Oct 22, 2018
New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end.

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

October 16, 2013

Several justices question the logic of overturning Michigan's ban on the consideration of race in admissions.

October 14, 2013

Many professors are outraged over an e-mail sent to an academic blogger and over the way Scientific American removed her post describing what happened.

October 8, 2013

Federal judge finds that system of "duplicative" academic programs at Maryland's public colleges perpetuates segregation and hurts black institutions.

October 2, 2013

Latino students need colleges and states to focus on completion as well as access, and to reform remedial education, Colorado's lieutenant governor tells fellow educators.

September 30, 2013

New study documents that there are groups of black and Latino males in urban high schools who are poised for college success, and who generally don't know their college options.

September 25, 2013

Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.

September 24, 2013

Some faculty members are outraged that science education magazine published letter of anti-gay rhetoric.

September 19, 2013

Segregation in sororities is neither a surprise nor unique to Alabama, experts on the Greek system say.

September 17, 2013

Following reports that U. of Alabama sororities won't admit black members, president of university imposes system that will expand opportunities to join chapters. Is this enough?

September 16, 2013

A Columbia professor got very detailed on his website about what he expects of his graduate students. Some praise his clarity, but others have been taken aback by his strict rules.

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