Diversity

 
Apr 20, 2021
A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.  
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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April 29, 2021

That should especially be the case when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion, argue Amna Khalid and Jeffrey Aaron Snyder.

April 29, 2021

In tough budget times, colleges should not make cuts that shrink that vital mission of staff members dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, Shannon Portillo writes.

April 20, 2021

A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.

 
April 15, 2021

Different people support these values for different reasons, and their interpretations of them are sometimes in direct conflict, writes Nicholas C. Burbules.

April 7, 2021

A new study of three universities found that certain dorms on their campuses were widely, but unofficially, considered off-limits for low-income students and students of color.

March 25, 2021

As scholars, if we don't take comprehensive approaches to social problems, we'll neglect needed policies to address inequalities, argues Michael Jindra.

March 18, 2021

Trump's diversity training ban died at the federal level but is finding new life -- in Iowa.

March 18, 2021

Boise State halts a diversity course for 1,300 students midsemester over a rumored video of a student being “humiliated” for being white. The university hasn't seen the video, but the course was already under scrutiny from state lawmakers.

March 16, 2021

Lack of internet access, declining first-year enrollment and increasing student withdrawals are just some of the pandemic-related challenges. Many students have also lost family members to COVID-19.

March 12, 2021

Black students at the University of Richmond are not happy that the name of a Black newspaper editor and civil rights activist will be added to a building alongside the name of a white segregationist and eugenicist.

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November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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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