At the Ivies, It's Still White at the Top

At the Ivies, It's Still White at the Top 1

Kevin Cook for the Chronicle

Camille Z. Charles (left) and Tukufu Zuberi, faculty members at the U. of Pennsylvania, say minority scholars are especially wary of discussions about who is "qualified" for an academic job.

The Ivy League's senior leadership is overwhelmingly white and heavily male, data from the Education Department and from the eight colleges themselves show. Despite decades of antidiscrimination policies and affirmations of equality, there's still little racial and ethnic diversity at the top at many of the colleges.