Diversity

 
Dec 13, 2017
University of Arkansas professors want to stall a vote on system policy changes they say would upend the definition of tenure. Many fear the system is trying to focus on the vague concept of collegiality.

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.

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October 25, 2017

A professor considers how he should advise such a student applying to Ph.D. programs in a STEM field.

October 24, 2017

About that peer-review crisis … There isn’t one, at least in terms of quantity, according to a new study of article submissions and reviews completed in the social sciences. But those who write many papers might not be reviewing their fair share.

October 24, 2017

Study suggests high school teachers’ attitudes are not colorblind and influence who succeeds in higher education.

October 23, 2017

Pearson vows to remove material amid uproar over advice on how nursing students should evaluate people by their racial, ethnic or religious backgrounds.

October 19, 2017

The president of Cleveland State University has been harshly criticized for defending free expression without speaking out against a flier that called for gay people to kill themselves.

October 19, 2017

New questions are being raised at Kennesaw State after local politicians boasted about influencing the president’s decision on how to respond to a racial protest movement.

October 18, 2017

New study pushes back on decades of studies suggesting that scientific productivity peaks early and declines thereafter.

October 18, 2017

Albright booted a football player after he protested during the national anthem. Now he’s been offered his spot back.

October 17, 2017

Author discusses how college diversity programs can result in students overattributing success to factors like merit and hard work, while ignoring systemic or institutional problems.

October 12, 2017

Social scientists clap back at U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts after he calls data on partisan gerrymandering “sociological gobbledygook.”

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