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.

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

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March 30, 2011
Philosophers debate whether to isolate sexual harassers by minimizing contact with them and ending the practice of inviting them to appear at conferences.
March 25, 2011

After Ben Barres delivered a lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, another scientist was overheard making a telling remark.

"Ben Barres gave a great talk today,” the scientist reportedly said, as Barres related the story to the journal Nature in 2006. “His work is much better than his sister's."

March 25, 2011
Four female academic leaders use panel to call for more representation at the top of academe.
March 22, 2011
The glass ceiling long since shattered, Princeton women steer away from high-profile student offices toward more obscure leadership roles.
March 1, 2011
In settlement over medical board's failure to accommodate a Yale student with dyslexia, U.S. government heralds impending rules that will prod colleges and testing agencies on rights of disabled test takers.
April 28, 2009

Oberlin arch honoring Chinese missionaries, a fixture at graduation, has long been criticized as an homage to imperialism. Now administrators have decided, literally, to sidestep the controversy.

September 30, 2008

A Texas college offers an all-male public speaking course, raising questions about discrimination and constitutionality.

July 21, 2006

Latino students need more information to get the most out of financial aid, study finds.

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