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University of Houston Makes Major Advancements in Faculty Diversity Thanks to...

Paula Myrick Short, PhD, the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at University of Houston (UH) and senior vice chancellor for academic...

International Recruitment Organizations Connect US Schools to Students Overseas

Colleges and universities in the United States often find that one of the most successful methods for attracting international students is partnering with one...

Recruiting International Students from Africa Is a Worthwhile Challenge

As colleges and universities in the United States face persistent declines in both domestic and international enrollment, some institutions have redirected their recruitment efforts...

Bipartisan Legislation Will Fund Diversity in Healthcare Schools

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have teamed up to improve diversity and expand the workforce for allied health fields. Senators Bob Casey...

The annual Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes institutions that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in...

Law School Recruitment and Assistance from Legal Groups Help Firms...

Lawyers are often charged with protecting the rights of the nation’s most underrepresented populations, and yet the legal profession remains one of the least...

The Role of Diversity Leaders at US Business Schools

In the October 2018 business school issue, INSIGHT Into Diversity explored how chief diversity officers (CDOs) in business schools at three universities have positively...

Spurring Interest in Pharmacy Careers Through Outreach and Accessibility

Of all applicants to U.S. pharmacy schools for the fall 2017 semester, 19.5 percent were from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, and of all...

Getting Down to Business

Business school deans talk ethics, demographics, curricula, and more INSIGHT Into Diversity recently spoke with deans of three distinctive U.S. business schools about some of...

Three Universities Strive to Recruit Underrepresented Groups at all Levels of...

In a few decades, according to the Pew Research Center, there will no longer be a single racial or ethnic majority in the U.S....

University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Develops Model for Addressing...

Through a new teacher residency program, the University at Buffalo (UB) is taking a local approach to addressing the diversification and retention of educators...

Taxing America’s Elite

Holding highly selective institutions accountable for improving access for low-income students If the nation’s most highly selective colleges and universities know one thing, it’s that...

The Nursing Educator Dilemma: Maintaining a Commitment to Diversity Amid a...

The demand for nurses continues to grow in the United States, but nursing schools are not able to admit as many students as they...

Troops to Teachers Programs Serve Veterans and K-12 Schools in Need...

K-12 schools throughout the U.S. began the 2017-2018 academic year facing an ongoing staffing challenge. Teacher shortages are nothing new, but the problem is exacerbated...

An Experiment in Success: Nursing Workforce Diversity Program Allows Schools to...

In 1964, in response to existing and projected shortages in the nursing workforce, Congress passed legislation aimed at funding efforts to develop a more...

Institutions Offer Programs to Assist Underrepresented Youth with Transition to College

Recognizing the role they play in serving their communities, colleges and universities are continually offering programs that promote the benefits of higher education to...

Institutions Leverage Grants to Close the Diversity Gap in STEM Education,...

In the last decade, the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), along with their related industries and knowledge-based products and services, have...

Law Schools Innovate to Recruit and Retain Underrepresented Students

The lehua is one of the first plants to reappear in Hawaii after a lava flow. Despite the rugged terrain in which its roots...

The Missing Piece in Diverse Faculty Hiring: Professional Development on Implicit...

In an article published in The Hechinger Report in September, Marybeth Gasman, a professor of higher education at the University of Pennsylvania, said, “The...

Texas Tech Focuses on Long-Term Success of Students, Faculty with Extensive...

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

Focus on Inclusive Excellence at MSU Denver Provides for Recruitment, Retention...

Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout their campus communities, across academic programs, and at the highest administrative levels. INSIGHT Into...

ITT Technical Institute to Permanently Close All Campuses

In response to the federal government’s recent ban on ITT Technical Institute enrolling new students who receive federal financial aid, the for-profit college chain...

INSIGHT Announces New Partnership with HERC

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine is proud to announce its partnership with the nonprofit Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). HERC was launched in Northern California in...

Efforts to Improve Faculty Diversity Are Increasing, But Much Work Remains

As students across the country have taken to public spaces to express their frustration over college and university’s disregard for diversity issues, they have...

College of William and Mary Implements Changes to Increase On-Campus Diversity

On Tuesday, College of William and Mary President Taylor Reveley announced that the institution will be spending $1 million to recruit a more diverse...

Word-of-Mouth Recruiting May Increase Workplace Diversity

A new study, titled “Tipping Points: The Gender Segregating and Desegregating Effects of Network Recruitment,” suggests that recruiting by word-of-mouth may impact diversity in...

Law Schools Adjust to Increasingly Lower Enrollment

Long considered the ticket to prosperity, law schools are now fighting to remain relevant. Many prospective students are considering the long-term costs of attending...