Hispanics on Campuses
Institutions like South Texas College are pairing up with local school officials to reach out to students, even in kindergarten.
Colleges looking to serve Hispanic students must also serve their family members.
- A Road Map to Their Future: What Latino Students Need to Graduate
Discourse on Disability
Marshall University and others are part of a growing trend of special programs that help students with dyslexia and other disorders.
Disability is not only excluded from visual and narrative representations of diversity in college materials; it is rarely even integrated into courses devoted to the issue.
Balancing budgets by decreasing support for low-income students puts selective colleges at risk.
The higher-education system we have created to encourage mobility and economic opportunity is at risk of reinforcing class stratification.
- Class-Based Policies Are Not a Remedy for Racial Inequality
Diversity in Action
With students from China, South Korea, and India often dominating the pool of foreign undergraduate applicants, colleges say they want to recruit more from other countries.
William Harvey was the University of Virginia's first vice president for diversity and equity. He talks about the issues then and now.
- Sortable Tables: Race and Ethnicity of Full-Time Faculty Members at More Than 4,200 Institutions
- Table: Doctorates Earned by Minority-Group Members and Women, by Discipline
- Table: Institutions That Award for Most Doctorates to U.S. Minority-Group Members
- Table: Four-Year Institutions Enrolling the Most Hispanic Students
- Table: Two-Year Institutions Enrolling the Most Hispanic Students
- Table: Black and Hispanic Doctoral Recipients Were More Likely to Carry Large Debts in 2009
- Graphic: Percentage of Doctorates Awarded to Minority-Group Members
- Graphic: Members of Minority Groups' Choice of Discipline for Doctorates
- Graphic: Women Earned More Than Half of All Doctorates in 2009
- Graphic: Doctoral Institutions Have the Largest Percentage of Minority Faculty Members
Highlights From the 2010 Issue
For four students at the University of Texas at Austin, commonplace fears about finding jobs are compounded by worries about their illegal status.
How to raise low-income-student enrollments at selective colleges.
- Towards a Fairer Admissions Process—Plus More on Student Diversity