Diversity

 
Freeman Hrabowski, a Black man wearing glasses and an open-collared shirt under a suit coat.
May 26, 2022
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is launching a $1.5 billion initiative to enhance diversity in the sciences. The program is named for the longtime UMBC president, who is retiring this year.
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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"Leadership in Pursuit of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" is a new compilation of articles and essays from Inside Higher Ed.

You may download a free copy of the print-on-demand booklet here.

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May 26, 2022

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is launching a $1.5 billion initiative to enhance diversity in the sciences. The program is named for the longtime UMBC president, who is retiring this year.

May 25, 2022

A building frequented by students, faculty and staff members of color at Queens College was vandalized with racist graffiti, resulting in months of strained discussions between staff members and administrators.

May 25, 2022

Editors and event organizers should not accept proposals from researchers representing institutions with policies that discriminate against LGBTQ students and staff, Kim Manturuk writes.

May 24, 2022

Two white Africanists publish an article on centering the scholar’s personal experience to help “decolonize” African studies. A call for retraction follows.

May 23, 2022

The diversity statements secular colleges increasingly require of faculty candidates have many similarities to the faith statements long required by religious institutions, Justin P. McBrayer writes.

May 23, 2022

The Buffalo shooter drew inspiration from a University of Notre Dame professor, among others. What’s to be done about academic racism and its apparent link to race-based violence?

May 23, 2022

Can a white woman from outside higher ed lead marketing and recruitment at an all-male historically Black college? Morehouse College leaders decided she could. Some alumni strongly disagree.

May 13, 2022

Campus leaders and state policy makers are introducing tuition waivers for Native American students at colleges and universities across the country.

May 11, 2022

A fictional tale by Mark Edmundson explores the “ethical commitments” professors are and are not being invited to make.

May 11, 2022

They came. They saw. They got COVID-19.

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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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