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Black professor's essay raises questions on why she was investigated after offending white students

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A black female professor says she has been repeatedly investigated by her college for talking about race in ways that offended some white students.

Eastern Mennonite U. will review policy on hiring gay faculty

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Eastern Mennonite U. -- in a move that is highly unusual for members of a Christian college group -- will reconsider its ban on employing faculty members in same-sex relationships.

 

University of Colorado plan to survey political climate draws mixed reactions

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University of Colorado board votes to survey state of political diversity, with focus on Boulder campus. Will the responses help anyone?

Professor suspended after taking vow of silence, even in class

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Naropa professor, suspended for not speaking at all, even in class, says he's being punished for speaking out previously about diversity issues.

Former American U. professor charges institution with age discrimination and lack of commitment to professional track

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American U. says it has track for those with non-academic careers who want to join the faculty. A suit charges that the university only values traditional academic credentials.

Minority faculty at University of Pennsylvania question president's commitment to diversity

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Senior Africana studies professors at Penn pledge to skip president's dinner, saying diversity push at Penn is more talk than action.

Clemson's computer science department boasts 10 percent of black professors nationwide

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About 10 percent of black computer science professors and Ph.D. students nationwide are at Clemson, thanks in large part to the work of one professor.

Foreign-born faculty more productive than their peers

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Does job satisfaction play a role in productivity of faculty members? Not if those faculty members are foreign-born with undergraduate degrees from abroad, a study says.

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