Diversity - Higher Education


Ex-Philadelphia Mayor Nutter Joins Faculty at Columbia University

by Associated Press | January 28, 2016
PHILADELPHIA ― Philadelphia’s former mayor is joining the faculty at Columbia University th [...] Read more

University of Missouri Suspends Professor in Assault Case

by Jim Suhr and Amy Shafer, Associated Press |
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ― The University of Missouri on Wednesday suspended an assistant professor w [...] Read more

U. of Iowa Settles Male Track Coach Discrimination Lawsuit

by David Pitt, Associated Press | January 27, 2016
DES MOINES, Iowa ― The University of Iowa confirmed Wednesday it will pay nearly $200,000 to [...] Read more

AP Sources: UConn Athletic Director Warde Manuel Offered Michigan Job

by Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press |
  STORRS, Conn. ― Two high ranking University of Connecticut officials say the school’ [...] Read more

Former Missouri System President Criticizes School Leaders

by Associated Press |
COLUMBIA, Mo. ― Former University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe is criticizing most [...] Read more

2 New Women Presidents to Helm California State Universities

by Associated Press |
SAN FRANCISCO ― Both Sonoma State University and San Jose State University have new women pre [...] Read more

Former Prisoner Advocates for Social Justice

by Christina Sturdivant | January 25, 2016
Dwayne Betts, imprisoned for more than eight years, has turned his life around and become an au [...] Read more

Federal Program Helps Nebraska Students Stay in School

By Associated Press COLUMBUS, Neb. — A federal program at Central Community College in Columb [...] Read more

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