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Dec 18, 2018
Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

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"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.

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January 28, 2014

When U. of Illinois chancellor didn't cancel classes, Twitter erupted in racist and sexist comments -- and discussion of those slurs.

January 27, 2014

Study finds long-term impact on college grades, even for those near top of their high school class, of attending disadvantaged institutions.

January 23, 2014

A Coursera MOOC instructor strives to find the right balance between open discussion and moderation after his course turns into "a snakepit of personal venom."

January 21, 2014

U. of Michigan administrators pledge to do more for African-American students, who took to Twitter last semester with grievances. Black Student Union responds by giving institution 7 days to meet demands or face "physical" activism.

 

January 17, 2014

Admissions leaders gather to consider how to promote broader definitions of worthiness and more diversity in their classes -- all while dealing with the pressures of money and rankings.

January 13, 2014

Two months after Chicago State demanded that faculty bloggers take down a controversial website for violating the institution's trademark rights, administrators are again threatening legal action.

January 9, 2014

There are lots of stories about jerks in academe. A new blog isn't about them.

January 7, 2014

Study finds significant impact of having a female voice on the committees that put together scientific symposiums.

January 6, 2014

Panelists at meeting of historians challenge notion that only careers in academe are fulfilling, citing benefits of working for the federal government.

December 23, 2013

Federal judge orders Creighton medical school to provide specific accommodations -- different from those it offered -- to hearing impaired student.

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