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Dec 10, 2018
Are numbers of doctorates awarded finally starting to reflect the poor academic job market? New data show decline in nonscience and engineering degrees. Women continue to make gains.

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.

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December 3, 2012

Comparing data on athletes and other black male students, study challenges colleges' commitment to diversifying beyond athletics.

November 28, 2012

Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.

November 9, 2012

Amid the 50th anniversary celebration of racial integration on campus, a post-election student protest at Mississippi is marred by racism. It isn't the only one.

November 7, 2012

Measure to help undocumented students wins 58 percent of the vote.

October 22, 2012

In lawsuit drawing to a close after six years, supporters of Maryland's historically black colleges raise anew question of state obligations to students and to institutions.

October 19, 2012

Prominent researcher’s Facebook post calling women at a neuroscience conference “unattractive,” and lamenting lack of "super model types," sets off debate about sexism in science.

October 17, 2012

Gallaudet's decision to suspend and to rehire its chief diversity officer over her stance against gay marriage raises issues about administrators' rights and responsibilities.

October 16, 2012

Professor starts website for colleagues to report on the condescending counsel they receive from some male colleagues.

October 16, 2012

Recent incidents bring to light the problem of discrimination against international students.

October 12, 2012

Students and counselors perceive a bias against Asian Americans in elite university admissions and say reticent college officials aren’t helping the situation.

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