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.

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"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.

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October 12, 2017

Some Kennesaw State cheerleaders took a knee during the national anthem. The next week, a change to the pregame ceremonies kept them off the field. Albright College kicks off the team a football player who took a knee.

October 10, 2017

York College of Pennsylvania, in unusual move, goes ahead with a charged exhibition -- but open only to those on campus.

October 10, 2017

Political scientists see the discipline’s historical division across four subareas as hindering their collective ability to understand Trump’s America -- and its future.

October 5, 2017

Coker College shakes things up by allowing interested professors to break out of the 50-minute routine.

October 4, 2017

Long Island U says it is turning things around, financially and otherwise, one year after a faculty lockout. Professors say the institution continues to falter.

October 4, 2017

Students and activists are alleging a graduate student at Virginia Tech is a white supremacist -- and some want him gone.

October 2, 2017

AAU wanted to improve science education beyond an instructor-by-instructor basis. Five years on, a major initiative piloted on eight campuses seems to be working.

October 2, 2017

Hopkins eliminates major. Faculty members say Russia’s growing role in the world makes this a terrible time to do so.

September 29, 2017

As science and engineering Ph.D. students progress through their programs, many lose interest in academic careers, report finds. Study's authors say findings suggest changes are needed in Ph.D. training.

September 28, 2017

Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

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