Racial groups

New ACE report finds diversity gaps between graduates, overall students

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Racial demographics of those earning bachelor's degrees in 2007-8 not reflective of overall student body, report finds.

Minority faculty at University of Pennsylvania question president's commitment to diversity

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Senior Africana studies professors at Penn pledge to skip president's dinner, saying diversity push at Penn is more talk than action.

Grant Recipients and Race

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Contrary to "myth" of minority scholarship inequity, white students receive disproportionate share of institutional merit-based and private grants, study finds.

Who Applies (and Gets In)

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Black and Latino applicants with academic credentials equal to white applicants are more likely to apply to and enroll in selective colleges, study finds.

The Mascot Mess

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NCAA crackdown on Native American team names and icons sends a message but sows confusion and conflict.

Different Kinds of Diversity

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Counseling centers are urged to pay more attention to subgroups of students whose needs may not have been considered previously.

Flip-Flop on Florida State

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NCAA approves university's use of Seminole name and imagery, citing tribe's support.

Generational Improvements

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Study documents educational progress for children of immigrants, and gaps among immigrant groups.

Price Increases Sharpest at Public Colleges

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Study also finds slight increases in share of degrees going to women and minority students.

Bradley's 'Braves' Stay on NCAA's 'Hostile' List

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association declared Thursday that it had rejected Bradley University’s appeal to be dropped from a list of institutions deemed to have “hostile” or “abusive” Native American nicknames or mascots, in a ruling that spells trouble for the rest of the 15 institutions that remain on the NCAA’s list. Bradley's teams are known as the Braves.

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