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Chicas-Mosier, Ana M.; Fogelman, Kaelyn J.; Peretz, Tal H. – Higher Education Politics & Economics, 2023
There is social and collaborative value in a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Despite this, universities are slow to establish evidence-based fiscal initiatives to increase representation and retention. We review inequitable financial practices in American higher education, including in endowments, tuition and annual giving, athletics,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Diversity, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Hewitt, W. E. – Higher Education Politics & Economics, 2021
International and national university ranking exercises have attracted increasing criticism in recent years, as observers question the integrity of the methodologies employed, the influence of rankings on institutional decision making, and ultimately the utility of the exercise. At the same time, for stakeholders "per se" rankings can…
Descriptors: Reputation, Equal Education, Social Differences, Foreign Countries
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Renbarger, Rachel – Higher Education Politics & Economics, 2019
Underrepresented students attain a lower proportion of graduate degrees in the United States (US), demonstrating inequity in higher education. The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program has been providing underrepresented students with supports to increase their ability to attain a graduate degree. A systematic literature review…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Equal Education, Higher Education, Graduate Study