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.

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.

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Archive

September 7, 2017

As debate over statues and building names moves from Confederate generals to researchers, editorial in Nature receives intense backlash.

September 7, 2017

Using funds from its endowment to expand financial aid, Boston University notches sizable increase in proportion of its freshmen who come from low-income backgrounds.

September 6, 2017

State appeals court rejects proposed joint non-tenure-track and tenured faculty union at U of Minnesota Twin Cities.

September 6, 2017

Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses revised 20th-anniversary edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

September 5, 2017

Study finds that students who deliver microaggressions are also likely to harbor racist attitudes.

September 1, 2017

U of Arizona professor's Ph.D. is revoked after her findings on violent video games are questioned. Some wonder if her mentor and co-author is also to blame.

August 31, 2017

New Koch-backed institute at the University of Utah is raising questions about academic freedom and whether the center is designed to compete with Utah’s existing economics department.

August 29, 2017

Dartmouth professors ask president to apologize for his "disavowal" of of a controversial scholar who writes about and is sympathetic to "antifa" activism.

August 29, 2017

Paper finds that bad grades on their own aren’t enough to prompt a change of major, and neither is the environment, but problems arise when those factors compound one other.

August 29, 2017

Shenandoah University wants to make it easier for parents to return to campus after a baby by inviting newborns to join their moms and dads at work. Older kids are also welcome if child care falls through or in emergencies.

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