Diversity - Higher Education

Defending Test-optional Policies in Colleges and Universities

by Briana O’Neal | January 24, 2016
Both the ACT and SAT serve as a barrier to college access for low-income, first-generation and [...] Read more

Experts Cite ‘Representative’ Role as Barrier to Diverse Faculty

by Catherine Morris | January 22, 2016
Panelist agree that substantive inclusion must be intentional and will not be achieved with a s [...] Read more

University of Iowa to Create Bias Response Team

by Associated Press | January 21, 2016
IOWA CITY, Iowa ― The University of Iowa says it expects to have a bias assessment response t [...] Read more

North Carolina A&T Student’s Computer Teaching Draws White House Praise

by Associated Press |
GREENSBORO, N.C. ― The White House is honoring a North Carolina college student for spearhead [...] Read more

UCLA Exemplifies Ability to Forge Ahead in Fisher Era

by Katti Gray | January 20, 2016
The Supreme Court’s re-visit of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin reignites the debate [...] Read more

Deadly Pakistani School Attack Raises Security Questions

by Riaz Khan and Zarar Khan, Associated Press |
CHARSADDA, Pakistan ― Once again, Islamic militants stormed a school in northeastern Pakistan [...] Read more

Dartmouth Will Account for State Aid it Agreed to in 1800s

by Holly Ramer, Associated Press | January 19, 2016
CONCORD, N.H. ― Facing questions from a skeptical lawmaker, Dartmouth College has agreed to p [...] Read more

Suicide of Student Triggers Protests in Southern India

by Omer Farooq, Associated Press |
HYDERABAD, India ― Shouting slogans and holding placards, hundreds of students on Tuesday ang [...] Read more

State Colleges Consider Discount for Some Mexican Students

by Associated Press | January 18, 2016
SANTA FE, N.M. ― New Mexico lawmakers are weighing whether to offer lower tuition at state co [...] Read more

Arizona State Professor Facing Plagiarism Accusations to Resign

by Associated Press |
TEMPE, Ariz. ― An Arizona State University history professor accused of plagiarism has agreed [...] Read more

Ithaca College President Announces 2017 Retirement

by Associated Press | January 14, 2016
ITHACA, N.Y. ― Ithaca College President Tom Rochon has announced retirement plans following s [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: How UCF Built Diversity into its Rapid Growth

by Matthew Lynch | January 6, 2016
In the past two decades, the University of Central Florida tripled its enrollment numbers to 63 [...] Read more

University of Missouri Faculty Voices Support for Professor

by Associated Press |
COLUMBIA, Mo. ― University of Missouri faculty members have come out in support of a Universi [...] Read more

Professor Facing Termination Over Religious Views Disputes Wheaton College’s Account

by Sophia Tareen, Associated Press |
CHICAGO ― The professor of a Christian college who asserted Christians and Muslims worship th [...] Read more

Diversity Proponents Looking for the Academy to Lead Way

by Reginald Stuart | January 5, 2016
Alleged racial discrimination on campuses has brought about a call for institutional leadership [...] Read more