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Sep 18, 2018
Incident at UMass is the latest in which the police are called on nonwhite people on campus, doing nothing wrong at all.

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October 13, 2011

The higher education provisions in the state immigration law currently in court show the statute's authors to be on the wrong side of history and policy, writes Michael A. Olivas.

October 12, 2011
Nebraska-Kearney faces federal discrimination charges -- which it disputes -- after barring student from bringing therapy dog with her to live in university-owned apartment.
October 10, 2011
Governor signs bill to give aid to undocumented students, and rejects bill that would have tried to undo state ban on consideration of race in admissions decisions.
September 28, 2011
Bake sale at Berkeley -- with race-based prices -- attracts attention, but most of it has been about the political theater, not the affirmative action bill that was the target of the event.
September 27, 2011
NSF announces changes to make it easier for scientists to balance work and parenthood. Goal is to increase percentage of women on the STEM tenure track.
September 23, 2011
Wording in the Common Application regarding ethnicity is causing headaches for students and institutions trying to gauge diversity.
September 16, 2011
The NCAA clarifies its policies on when transgender athletes can play on the teams they identify with.
September 13, 2011

Almost quadrupling in just a few months the number of students who attend summer courses is uncommon at any university.

For M. Christopher Brown II, the new president of Alcorn State University, a historically black public land-grant university in Mississippi, it wasn't quite good enough. In the past, the university enrolled about 500 students in summer courses. Brown set the provost a goal of 2,000, with a bonus offered for achieving it. They ended up with about 1,900, and as happy as Brown is about the increase, the provost isn't getting his bonus.

September 12, 2011
Appeals court vacates decision that invalidated 2006 vote in Michigan. Full court will reconsider challenge to ban on consideration of race in admissions.
September 6, 2011

Minority students at community colleges are more likely to succeed when they have minority instructors, study finds. For white students, performance drops.

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