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May 30, 2023
Hispanic Educational Attainment Is Growing. How Do Colleges Keep It That Way?Recently released U.S. Census data shows that the number of Hispanic college students has nearly doubled since 2005.
May 23, 2023
What Does a Majority-White University Owe the Majority-Black City It Calls Home?How we reported a story about Tulane’s $135-million effort to revitalize a behemoth building in downtown New Orleans.
May 16, 2023
The Downfall of a Black University PresidentHow we reported the story of the short tenure of Temple University’s president.
May 9, 2023
How to Turn Your Campus Into a Place of BelongingExperts discuss ways to measure, define, and instill a sense of mattering among college students.
May 2, 2023
Why Does The Chronicle Have a Newsletter About Race?We wanted to keep the conversations going after the summer of 2020.
April 25, 2023
What Do DEI Officers Do, and Why Are They Under Attack? An Explainer.Bills in at least 19 states would impede or ban their work. We explain why colleges employ them, who is attracted to this job, and how it has evolved.
April 18, 2023
Meet Our Newest Reporter, Covering Race for ‘The Chronicle’We’ve hired a senior reporter to write about the intersection of race and higher education.
April 11, 2023
Why Politicians Talk About ‘Taxpayers’ to Justify College DEI BansThe term has a complicated racial history.
April 4, 2023
How We Started Tracking the Threat to DEIConservative think tanks created model legislation to dismantle DEI. Our reporters came up with a plan to monitor legislative activity in the states.
March 28, 2023
What Does ‘DEI’ Really Mean?The abbreviation stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion, but definitions of those words, and the concept, have been politicized and compromised.