Equity & Diversity

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Student Diversity at More Than 4,300 Institutions

The table that follows shows the race, ethnicity, and gender of students at 3,924 colleges and universities in the fall…

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An Aspiring Doctor Dreamed of Spelman. But Could She Afford to Go?

(This is the first in a series on college applicants and the circumstances that shaped their choices this spring.) Taylor…

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A Bus Carrying an HBCU’s Lacrosse Team Was Pulled Over. Deputies Searched It for Drugs.

The president of a historically Black university says he is “incensed” that the institution’s women’s lacrosse team was subjected to…

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Stanford Receives a $1.1-Billion Gift. How Does That Stack Up?

Stanford University announced an eye-catching $1.1-billion gift on Wednesday for a new school focused on climate change and sustainability. The…

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The Uneven Climb From College to Career

Ask students why they go to college, and they cite one reason more often than any other: To get a…

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A Turning Point for Prison Education

Amy Walker harbors ”some seriously mixed emotions” toward the technology she’s used while taking class in prison. Her tablet often…

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‘Uncharted Territory’: What the Overturn of Roe v. Wade Could Mean for Colleges

The news had been anticipated, but it was still jarring. The U.S. Supreme Court will vote to overturn Roe v.…

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The Unintended Consequences of ‘Ungrading’

Robert Talbert is convinced that traditional grading practices are due for an overhaul. Talbert, a professor of mathematics at Grand…

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Race, Ethnicity, and Gender of Full-Time Faculty Members at More Than 3,300 Institutions

The sortable table below shows the percentages of full-time faculty members who were members of specific racial and ethnic groups…

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Dozens More Colleges Can Now Enroll Incarcerated Students With Pell Grants

The Department of Education on Tuesday made more than 70 institutions newly eligible to participate in its Second Chance Pell…

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