Who Are Today’s College Students? The Marginalized Majority
Given the depiction of the American college experience in television, movies, and the nightly news, you might think typical high school seniors... Read More
How YA Literature Pushes the Boundaries of Diverse Storytelling
Jenny Han, Angie Thomas, and Becky Albertalli are the publishing industry’s “breakout stars” this year. All three of their books were adapted... Read More
How Colleges Support Their Diverse Student Bodies
Diversity is more than putting people of different backgrounds in the same room. As the American Council on Education argues, diversity is... Read More
Diversity in Academia: How Far We Haven’t Come
Most leaders at institutions of higher education profess a strong desire and intent to diversify their faculties and to ensure an inclusive... Read More
Should Student Evaluations of Teaching be Nixed?
How should colleges and universities evaluate the teaching performance of their faculty members? While there are numerous possibilities, student evaluations of teaching... Read More
The Fight to Preserve Endangered Languages
Every two weeks a language disappears. As more and more languages become endangered and die out across the globe, the world stands... Read More
Affirmative Action Hangs in the Balance as Trump Administration Rescinds Obama-Era Guidelines
The Trump administration recently rescinded widely accepted Obama-era guidelines on considering a prospective student’s race as one factor in school admissions decisions.... Read More
Who Are Our Nation’s English Learners?
Did you know that there are almost five million students enrolled in grades K–12 nationwide whose primary language is not English? The... Read More
What’s Behind the Shortage of Black Teachers?
Teacher diversity lags well behind student diversity. One new study suggests that school districts’ hiring practices are standing in the way.
Supporting a Diverse Faculty, Engaging Students: Guidelines from the MLA
Supporting junior faculty members of color and implementing a more diverse curriculum are the two core tenets of the Guidelines for Good... Read More