Diversity

 
Jul 19, 2018
College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

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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.

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.

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Archive

July 19, 2018

College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

July 18, 2018

Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

July 18, 2018

Case involves an allegation that Louisiana College wouldn't hire a coach because of his Jewish heritage.

July 17, 2018

Philosophers object to Claremont Graduate's decision to close its department and terminate tenured professors. Some see loss of an essential program.

July 17, 2018

Author discusses his new book about women in the technology industry and in the academic programs that could lead them there.

July 16, 2018

Conservative talk show host says Sacha Baron Cohen posed as Reed professor for comedy show on politics. Reed says ploy demonstrates a misunderstanding of what it's about, but that it's honored -- sort of. Maybe.

July 13, 2018

Leader of a university in Ecuador -- first woman to hold the post there -- discusses the culture she is trying to change.

July 12, 2018

Medieval studies groups say a major conference is trying to limit the number of diverse voices and topics. The debate is part of a bigger fight over whether medieval studies should remain a fundamentally European field.

July 10, 2018

Authors discuss their new book that suggests most colleges can do more to diversify their faculties.

July 9, 2018

San Francisco State University students graduate at higher rates when they pass ethnic studies courses, but not everyone agrees on what this means.

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