29 mai 2018

Colleges recruit at richer, whiter high schools

University Business Magazine logoThe findings come from newly collected data on high school recruitment visits, when colleges send representatives across the country to court potential students. We gathered data on these visits throughout 2017 for 150 colleges and universities. More...

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28 mai 2018

U. of Denver will pay $2.7M to settle unequal-pay lawsuit brought by female law professors

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Denver has agreed to a $2.66 million settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of seven female law professors who say they were illegally paid less than male colleagues. More...

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27 mai 2018

When I admitted I was HIV positive, my fellow academics excluded me

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAfter disclosing my diagnosis, colleagues called me ‘reckless’ and cut off contact. I felt stigmatised and alone. More...

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Oxford faces anger over failure to improve diversity among students

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFigures show one in four of colleges failed to admit a single black British student each year between 2015 and 2017. More...

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Universities need to tackle racism head-on, not deny it exists

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFor too long, institutions have swept racist incidents under the carpet for fear of bad PR. Now black students are speaking out. More...

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22 mai 2018

Student Wants to 'End Affirmative Action for Women'

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The U.S. Education Department is investigating whether Yale University discriminates against men, stemming from an unusual complaint from a doctoral student completely unaffiliated with institution. More...

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Campus Cops Handling Racism

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. In the past few weeks, a black student at Yale University had the police called on her for napping in a common room, and two Native American teenagers, prospective students at Colorado State University, were stopped on a campus tour after another parent was reportedly nervous, calling them “creepy” in a 911 call. More...

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New Questions on Racial Disparity and Student Debt

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The proportion of the U.S. college-going population made up by nontraditional students -- at least by some common markers -- has dropped off in recent years as the economy has continued to improve. More...

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How Parent PLUS Worsens the Racial Wealth Gap

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Report finds loan program -- critical to many historically black institutions -- exacerbates economic inequality for low-income black families by adding student debt they can't repay. More...

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Women and Underrepresented Minorities Less Likely to Be Last Authors

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Women and underrepresented racial and ethnic minority scholars are less likely than other groups to be last authors, an indicator of career independence, says a new paper in American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings. More...

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