Minority-serving institutions are more likely than those that predominantly serve white students to use assessments of student learning for strategic planning and budgeting.
Minority-Serving Institutions Are More Apt to Use Learning Gauges Internally
Colleges Respond to Racist Incidents as if Their Chief Worry Is Bad PR, Studies Find
College administrations react to hate crimes, hate speech, and other high-profile incidents of bias by focusing mainly on repairing their institution’s reputation.
A new report shows progress in assisting minority students earn doctorates, but which strategies are most successful remain unclear.
Helping Minority Ph.D.’s in STEM: Something’s Working
More than 300 of the officials met in Washington this spring, and racially charged campus incidents were very much on their minds. Here are three themes that kept coming up.
Professors Are More Responsive to Prospective Ph.D.’s Who Are White and Male
White male students are much more likely than female or minority students to hear back from faculty members when they send emails asking to meet to talk about their studies.
Eighteen recipients of TheDream.US scholarships share their stories and thoughts on college.
On Being Undocumented
Underprepared for the Profession
The lack of minority Ph.D.'s has a lot to do with the lack of socialization into academic life.
A study of college students linked their negative experiences with diversity to educational setbacks, and positive ones to less-significant gains.
Campus Diversity, Often Seen as Key to Learning, Can Have an Educational Downside
Hiring Faculty Members in Groups Can Improve Diversity and Campus Climate
Hiring faculty members in clusters into multiple departments or colleges was originally designed to expand interdisciplinary research. But faculty clusters also have the potential to help diversity a college's faculty and improve institutional climate.
Talk at a national gathering focused on how to keep diversity and inclusion on the minds of people across campus every day, not just when a scandal strikes.
Making Diversity Not the Work of One Office, but a Campuswide Priority
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A Global Education Opens Doors, but Leaves Many Shut Out
International experiences are seen as crucial for today’s graduates. But wealthy, white students are getting most of those opportunities.
Learning the Ways of the Force
A few words of advice to minority students in STEM fields on succeeding in graduate school.
The University of Southern California collaborates with Hollywood on a competition for a series featuring a credible character who is both an engineer and a woman.
TV’s Next Big Star: A Female MacGyver
Washington U. in St. Louis Hails Turnaround in Student Diversity
Washington University in St. Louis, which has drawn sharp criticism for years for its lack of student diversity, announced a jump in diversity in the freshman class enrolling this fall.
Meet 2015’s Outstanding Colleges
In our eighth annual survey, 86 colleges were recognized. Learn more about the 12 recognition categories and view the full list of Great Colleges to Work For.
The Supreme Court plans to revisit a lawsuit challenging how the University of Texas at Austin considers race and ethnicity in admissions, setting the stage for another heated national debate over affirmative action at colleges.
What to Expect as the Supreme Court Revisits Race in Admissions
Black Students Are Among the Least-Prepared for College, Report Says
African-American students' college readiness is lagging compared with that of other underrepresented students, according to a new report released on Monday by ACT and the United Negro College Fund.
The Professor Is In: The Meaning of “Inclusiveness” in a Job Ad
In this month’s exclusive booklet, The Chronicle of Higher Education discusses seven myths about campus diversity, how one liberal-arts college improved their search process to diversify their faculty, and other topics on hiring.
The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business finds that small changes in the hiring process pay off.
Do fraternities have a place on the modern campus? As investigations on sexual assault are continuing to make headlines, how are colleges responding? Get our newest collection of insights on sexual assault.
As colleges promote diversity in their missions, so must they promote it in their hiring. In order to strengthen mentoring relationships between professors and students, students need to be able to see all types of people represented at their university.