Diversity

 
May 22, 2018
Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

Booklets

"Recruitment, Diversity and Success" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet, which may be downloaded here, features articles on issues related to the recruitment of diverse student bodies and examples of institutional experiments and successes.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will play host to a free webinar to discuss the issues explored in the compilation on Wednesday, June 15, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register for the webinar or learn more.

The booklet is made possible in part by advertising support from Workday.

Archive

February 27, 2018

Right after U of Tennessee faculty members agreed on plan to toughen oversight of tenured professors, system proposed rules many say endanger academic freedom.

February 27, 2018

Hollis Robbins considers the hit film, Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the limits of thinking historically.

February 27, 2018

Editors discuss new collection of essays about the impact of various state and federal policies on minority students -- an impact the authors see as far too often ignored.

February 26, 2018

University of Virginia is latest campus to see disruption of events featuring speakers from Israel.

February 23, 2018

Concordia in Alabama, the only Lutheran HBCU, will end operations. It is second small religious college to announce closure in a week.

February 22, 2018

Annual event, seen as way to highlight needs of minority groups, set off major controversy last year.

February 20, 2018

Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

February 20, 2018

Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.

February 20, 2018

Administrator says it is "reverse racism" to seek more diversity in the names of buildings.

February 16, 2018

Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

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