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.

Archive

January 21, 2014

U. of Michigan administrators pledge to do more for African-American students, who took to Twitter last semester with grievances. Black Student Union responds by giving institution 7 days to meet demands or face "physical" activism.

 

January 17, 2014

Admissions leaders gather to consider how to promote broader definitions of worthiness and more diversity in their classes -- all while dealing with the pressures of money and rankings.

January 13, 2014

Two months after Chicago State demanded that faculty bloggers take down a controversial website for violating the institution's trademark rights, administrators are again threatening legal action.

January 9, 2014

There are lots of stories about jerks in academe. A new blog isn't about them.

January 7, 2014

Study finds significant impact of having a female voice on the committees that put together scientific symposiums.

January 6, 2014

Panelists at meeting of historians challenge notion that only careers in academe are fulfilling, citing benefits of working for the federal government.

December 23, 2013

Federal judge orders Creighton medical school to provide specific accommodations -- different from those it offered -- to hearing impaired student.

December 18, 2013

Santa Clara U.'s Faculty Senate has deemed the administration's new exclusion of elective abortions from insurance coverage "invalid," and wants the Board of Trustees to take up the matter.

December 12, 2013

Should faculty be forced to check in every day by fingerprint? Chicago community college faculty members object to that possibility.

December 10, 2013

Since the NCAA prohibited "hostile and abusive" mascots in 2006, many colleges have moved away from Native American mascots and nicknames. Despite tensions at a few campuses, most institutions have adjusted and moved on.

 

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