Diversity

 
Feb 18, 2019
Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

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February 18, 2019

Dickinson student's essay sets off intense debate there and elsewhere about who dominates classroom discussions. While piece has been pummeled in conservative blogosphere, issues related to who speaks in class concern many in academe.

February 18, 2019

Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

February 15, 2019

A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.

February 15, 2019

Judge says University of Texas at Austin can't revoke a former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside a court of law.

February 14, 2019

Cornell officials acted instantly when an honoree at an event used the word "Negro." Many present were upset but praised the university for not ignoring what happened.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

February 11, 2019

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

February 11, 2019

The racism of old yearbooks at the University of Richmond is real and still creates pain, writes Eric Anthony Grollman. But the university is studying and learning from the bigotry of its past.

February 11, 2019

Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.

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October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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