Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 18, October 13

AAPI Advocate
APIACU formed to support mission of Asian-American and Pacific Islander-Serving InstitutionsEarning a college degree isn't on the radar for many Asian-American and Pacific Islander families. Instead, youths work, often in the family business, or wind...
AAPI Advocate: APIACU Formed to Support Mission of Asian-American and Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions
Earning a college degree isn't on the radar for many Asian-American and Pacific Islander families. Instead, youths work, often in the family business, or wind up unemployed. Higher education is seen as unaffordable and applying for financial aid, daunting....
Essays Explore Arab-American Life in the Motor City
Ten years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Detroit's large and nationally prominent Arab and Muslim communities have faced heightened prejudice, government surveillance and political scapegoating. But they also have enjoyed unexpected...
Falling through the Cracks: An Early Warning System Can Help Keep Black Males on the Community College Campus
The number of African-American male students in community colleges is significantly lower than their female and majority counterparts. In fact, more than a quarter of Black males leave community colleges within their first year. After three years,...
Poverty Not Destiny
Elite colleges team up to give talented yet impoverished youths the skills necessary to apply, get accepted and thrive at the nation's most selective higher ed institutions.Elite colleges and universities have encountered criticism because students from...
Poverty Not Destiny: Elite Colleges Team Up to Give Talented Yet Impoverished Youths the Skirls Necessary to Apply, Get Accepted and Thrive at the Nation's Most Selective Higher Ed Institutions
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Elite colleges and universities have encountered criticism because students from upscale families have come to dominate the schools' Black enrollments. African-American alumni of an earlier generation and other critics want...
Taking Stock
Cornell University marks progress, setbacks in efforts to recruit and retain minority faculty.During the past 10 years, Cornell University has made significant strides in recruiting underrepresented minorities and women in its faculty ranks, but a new...
Taking Stock: Cornell University Marks Progress, Setbacks in Efforts to Recruit and Retain Minority Faculty
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] During the past 10 years, Cornell University has made significant strides in recruiting underrepresented minorities and women in its faculty ranks, but a new internal study at the university is revealing that its success is...
The Diversity Imperative
College admissions offices continue to adjust affirmative action policies in wake of Grutter and GratzIn 2003, two cases came before the Supreme Court that presented the stiffest challenge to affirmative action in decades. A White applicant to the University...
The Diversity Imperative: College Admissions Offices Continue to Adjust Affirmative Action Policies in Wake of Grutter and Gratz
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In 2003, two cases came before the Supreme Court that presented the stiffest challenge to affirmative action in decades. A White applicant to the University of Michigan's law school sued the school, claiming that she had been...
Uniformity Sought in Federal Financial Aid Award Letters
WASHINGTON, D.C.--The effort to bring more uniformity and less confusion to financial award letters took an important step in September when the Department of Education conducted a public meeting to collect input on the matter--more than two years...

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