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Aug 19, 2015
U of Alabama sorority faces questions for a recruitment video that appears to suggest it is a home for attractive white women only -- but the video is hardly unique among sorority recruiting efforts in emphasizing blondes in bathing suits over time in the library.

Booklets

"Diversity in the Student Body" is a print-on-demand booklet focusing on demographic and legal issues and the strategies used by different institutions to diversify their campuses.

A copy of the the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Pearson.

Archive

February 26, 2015

U. of Minnesota restricts (but does not ban) racial identifications in messages about suspects. Should other colleges, facing criticism from minority students, follow suit?

February 25, 2015

Students who grow up in single-parent homes complete fewer years of education and are less likely to earn a college degree, a new report finds.

February 24, 2015

Survey of Jewish students at American colleges finds surprising rates of perceived discrimination spanning different geographic, religious, political and other demographic characteristics. 

January 26, 2015

Survey documents extreme pressures on students who lack legal grounds to reside in the U.S., but who are still achieving academically.

January 6, 2015

At annual meeting, historians discuss ways to engage students on protests in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere.

October 21, 2014

The movie "Dear White People" is "a satire about being a black face in a white place." Does it accurately portray race relations on mostly white campuses?

September 23, 2014

Under a chancellor who says he cares more about rankings than did his predecessor, Syracuse U. scales back involvement with well-regarded program for recruiting low-income and minority students -- and those students take note.

September 11, 2014

A new study suggests that giving public research university boards in Texas the power to set tuition helped raise prices and suppress Hispanic enrollment.

September 3, 2014

Mount Holyoke College adopts formal policy to admit students who are female or who identify as women.

August 20, 2014

Some faculty members want to play a bigger role in the fight against campus sexual assault. A new national advocacy group aims to help them do that.

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