Diversity in Academe 2013

Diversity Takes a Hit During Tough Times

Some campuses try to protect gains, but others scale back their efforts

California State U.

Charles B. Reed, chancellor of California State U., speaks at a church in Los Angeles. He says the system will be “stepping up outreach” to minority students, including working with black churches.
October 11, 2009 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

After a decade of impressive growth, the programs and offices devoted to diversity in academe are bearing their share of pain from the recession.

In some cases the spending cuts are also leading to reductions in enrollment and positions for...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers