12 novembre 2017

Different, not disabled: Neurodiversity in education

Education & Skills TodayFeeling out of place. Too big, too short, too wise, too ignorant – these are all situations Gulliver experiences in Jonathan Swift’s classic of English literature. Gulliver’s Travels give us an idea of how important our environment is when it comes to defining ourselves. It also gives us a 19th century look into the very modern concept of diversity. More...

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07 novembre 2017

Limits on research chair terms aim to promote diversity

Many universities across Canada are introducing term limits for their Canada Research Chairs to get new academics into the jobs as the prestigious programme struggles to meet diversity targets set by a court settlement, writes Chris Hannay for The Globe and Mail. More...

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29 octobre 2017

A Kuwaiti Academic Fights for Embracing Diversity

The academic and writer Ibtihal al-Khatib has long been a controversial public figure in Kuwait because of her bold positions on secular values and the rights of marginalized and oppressed groups. More...

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28 octobre 2017

New organization addresses educator diversity gap

eCampus NewsBranch Alliance for Educator Diversity will maximize educator preparation programs at high-impact Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs). More...

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26 octobre 2017

How the higher ed system is holding Latino workers back

University Business LogoBetween 1992 and 2016, the share of the population made up by Latinos grew by 9 percent, but the share of Latinos with at least some kind of college education grew by just 6 percent during that same period, according to an analysis published Wednesday by Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce. More...

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Growing faculty diversity is a shared responsibility of critical importance

University Business LogoTasked with finding solutions to society’s greatest challenges, colleges and universities today are working to get a handle on the growing chasms and divisions that are deepening across American communities. More...

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24 octobre 2017

New organization addresses educator diversity gap

University Business LogoThe Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity (BranchED) launched today as the nation's hub of a national network of educator preparation programs at minority serving institutions. More...

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23 octobre 2017

Latino college students are falling behind whites and blacks

University Business Magazine logoLatino students have been making progress in college and earning degrees at a faster rate than in the past, but not at nearly the same rates as their peers, a new report shows. More...

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22 octobre 2017

College campus diversity chiefs on the job

University Business Magazine logoNearly two-thirds of chief diversity officers (CDOs) at colleges report they are the first to hold that role at their school, according to a study. More...

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The University of Diversity

University Business Magazine logoFrom its early beginnings as New Jersey State Normal School in 1929, New Jersey City University (NJCU) has transformed itself from a small teachers college into a more comprehensive, competitive, and diverse public university. With this history in mind, the University has become a beacon of higher learning for New Jersey’s lifelong learners. More...

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