Diversity in Academe: Who Sets a College’s Diversity Agenda?

May 17, 2016 | No Comments

True diversity remains a struggle for many colleges. This special report looks at who actually sets a college’s diversity agenda, and what makes that agenda flourish or flop.

How and Why You Diversify Colleges

How and Why You Diversify Colleges

May 17, 2016 | No Comments

It’s a win for America and its imperiled promise of social mobility.

Diversity Proponents Looking for the Academy to Lead Way

Diversity Proponents Looking for the Academy to Lead Way

Jan 7, 2016 | No Comments

“Higher education, which has been slower than corporate America in expanding its efforts beyond student enrollment to include staff and program diversity, got a stunning reminder this fall of the work still to be done.”

Supreme Court Laments How Little It Knows About Race-Based Admissions

Supreme Court Laments How Little It Knows About Race-Based Admissions

Dec 10, 2015 | No Comments

 “We’re just arguing the same case. It’s as if nothing had happened,” complained Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who wrote the opinion of the 7-to-1 majority the last time the court heard the case, and is regarded as a potential swing vote this time around.

At Texas’ Flagship University Many Fear for Diversity

Dec 7, 2015 | No Comments

Facing a challenge to their use of affirmative action with their admissions process for the second time this December, USA TODAY interviewed UT President Gregory Fenves and students about the issue.