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Student Diversity at 4,725 Institutions

This table shows the race, ethnicity, and gender of 20,642,572 students enrolled at 4,725 colleges and universities in the fall of 2012, the latest year for which figures are available. Of those, 56.8 percent were female, and 54.3 percent were white. Among minority groups, Hispanics made up the largest share, representing 13.6 percent of all … Continue reading

What Do We Know About Online Harassment?

A survey released by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday offers some insight into harassment online. But will it help us fix the problem? The survey found that while men were more likely than women to be harassed on the Internet — 44 percent reported some form of harassment, compared with 37 percent of women — … Continue reading

How To Revive The California Model

Clark Kerr’s multiversity has spread across the world, but at home it is fraying at the edges. A rethink on tuition fees and on the wider benefits of higher education is needed to ensure its model of balancing excellence and access continues to impact international higher education. The Californian model of higher education has achieved … Continue reading