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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

December 3, 2012

Comparing data on athletes and other black male students, study challenges colleges' commitment to diversifying beyond athletics.

November 28, 2012

Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.

November 9, 2012

Amid the 50th anniversary celebration of racial integration on campus, a post-election student protest at Mississippi is marred by racism. It isn't the only one.

November 7, 2012

Measure to help undocumented students wins 58 percent of the vote.

October 16, 2012

Recent incidents bring to light the problem of discrimination against international students.

October 12, 2012

Students and counselors perceive a bias against Asian Americans in elite university admissions and say reticent college officials aren’t helping the situation.

August 15, 2012

CSU-San Marcos starts reaching out to foster youth in high school and continues giving personalized support at the institutional level.

July 30, 2012

Chair of new federal effort to promote black educational attainment says that focus on data and accountability could yield much-needed results.

June 18, 2012

Obama administration gives undocumented students a way to avoid deportation. While some advocates for the students see major advance, others note what new policy doesn't cover.

May 30, 2012

Asian-American groups urge Supreme Court to bar race-conscious admissions, renewing debate over the impact of such policies.

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