October 28, 2013
Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago
The nation's most selective colleges have become significantly more diverse over the past 20 years, a Chronicle analysis of U.S. Education Department data shows. Research universities are more diverse than liberal-arts colleges—and, not unexpectedly, public research universities in racially diverse states like California have made greater gains in diversity than have those in Midwestern states.
The numbers won't come as a surprise to people