Diversity

Diversity
Members of the English Language Institute pose for a photo in front of one of Pittsburgh's famous bridges.
Jan 19, 2023
Pitt plans to shut down its decades-old English Language Institute this summer. A department chair is trying to save it.

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January 19, 2023
Pitt plans to shut down its decades-old English Language Institute this summer. A department chair is trying to save it.
October 4, 2022
New paper suggests introductory STEM courses disproportionately push underrepresented minority students out of the natural and applied sciences.
April 13, 2022
The tool will allow colleges and universities to assess their atmosphere for religious diversity.
February 11, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic could reverse gains made by Black and Latinx students in Los Angeles County and could signal similar problems for the rest of the state, according to a new report.
January 27, 2022
The dominance of Penn’s Lia Thomas has many decrying her success, though definitive research that might guide the conversation is lacking. Now the NCAA is making up the rules as it goes along.
October 18, 2021
New study looks back to find that faculty diversity took a hit in terms of tenure-track hires during and after the Great Recession. Study also looks ahead to warn that the same thing could happen during and after COVID-19.
August 23, 2021
Ohio State University’s education program is taking a “grow-your-own” approach to faculty diversity, training postdocs to become tenure-track professors -- in the college.  
August 6, 2021
Florida State’s creative writing program wanted one professor but hired two. The fact that they were both disabled was something of an afterthought, but the professors say the move matters -- and follows years of activism on the part of disabled scholars.  
June 22, 2021
Fledgling authors from underrepresented backgrounds and nontraditional students are turning to graduate creative writing programs at the City University of New York to tell their stories.
June 8, 2021
Historically Black colleges and universities are forgiving students’ debts with the hopes of alleviating some of the financial strains of the pandemic and possibly providing them more financial freedom in the future.

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