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Apr 15, 2016
Pro-Trump chalkings and graffiti spread to dozens of campuses, in many cases accompanied by comments about immigrants or Muslims, and set off debates about free speech and tolerance.

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

October 29, 2013

Do male professors need and seek out attention from their female students? A popular feminist blogger thinks so, as do many of her Twitter followers.

July 11, 2013

Everyone seems to have a theory as to why humanities majors are disappearing. One doctoral student thinks the trend is due to women's widening career paths. His notion is gaining traction.

June 13, 2013

Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.

June 7, 2013

Report urges colleges and other education groups to disaggregate the numbers about Asian-American students, and says current practices to aggregate data hide inequities.

April 29, 2013

Dartmouth and Oberlin canceled classes to address controversial speech and racism with a day of forums. Some students and others question whether approach is appropriate or effective.

March 13, 2013

The debate over a Facebook executive's book about women points to skills that colleges need to promote in their female students, write Becky Wai-Ling Packard and Jessica Bacal.

February 5, 2013

As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."

January 28, 2013

With two high-profile higher education cases under consideration, labor board says it will carry on as usual despite an appeals court's ruling that calls into question the legitimacy of its appointees.

December 21, 2012

Data released ahead of MLA convention set tone for hiring in the humanities this season.

December 12, 2012

Applicants don't have to tell, but they can indicate their identification as gay, and can select transgender as their gender. Iowa is the first major public university to make the move.

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