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Diversity
Jan 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.

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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.

May 18, 2021

Spurred by the national focus on racial justice and socioeconomic disparities revealed by the pandemic, the country's higher education institutions and philanthropists are ramping up efforts to serve students currently or formerly in prison.

November 24, 2020

California State University will require students to take ethnic studies, but the faculty and system remain divided over how to put the new requirement into place.

October 21, 2020

Scholars discuss what it’s like to be a Black professor in 2020, who should be doing antiracist work on campus and why diversity interventions that attempt to “fix” Black academics for a rigged game miss the point entirely.

June 13, 2019

Communication scholars debate how the field's distinguished scholars should be picked going forward, in the interest of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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