Diversity

 
Dec 14, 2018
Bennett College will have to appeal to keep its accreditation, while St. Augustine's was taken off probation. Although the historically black institutions' fates may be different, both struggled under the same pressures.

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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August 13, 2018

Texas case raises question: If a university bars a professor from teaching grad students, does it make sense not to bar him from teaching undergrads?

August 10, 2018

A prominent male feminist deferred a sociology award last week over what he called "rumors" about his professional conduct, but now a former student of his is putting a name -- and details -- to the claims.

August 9, 2018

Bryn Mawr will change building name but won't remove inscription on building -- in attempt for a balanced view of its second president.

August 8, 2018

AAUP opposes efforts in some states to get academics to disavow movement regarding Israel. Group also opposes recent government action against American pro-BDS scholar.

August 8, 2018

University says it's turning around finances in time to keep accreditation, but leaked documents seem to call that assertion into question.

August 8, 2018

The University of Virginia has long promoted ideas about Thomas Jefferson that glossed over his racist beliefs and ownership of slaves. New report by the university explores the more insidious side of his legacy.

August 6, 2018

What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.

August 3, 2018

University of Iowa says it's trying to assure equal opportunity by not letting registered groups bar gay students from leadership roles. But a Christian group with legal backing says it should have just that right.

August 3, 2018

Authors discuss their new book on the experience of Asian American students at Harvard University.

August 2, 2018

Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice.

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