Diversity

 
Nov 16, 2018
Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors' "Animal House" behavior in harassing students.

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May 22, 2018

Most institutions say they value teaching. But how they assess it tells a different story. University of Southern California has stopped using student evaluations of teaching in promotion decisions in favor of peer-review model. Oregon seeks to end quantitative evaluations of teaching for holistic model.

May 18, 2018

University of Denver settles with the EEOC, agreeing to pay $2.66 million to seven female law professors who alleged gender-based pay discrimination.

May 17, 2018

Professor faces possible disciplinary action after East Tennessee State review found he harassed and retaliated against a student he once dated. He lobbied against relationship policy he may have violated.

May 14, 2018

Comments such as "it's only natural for men from Mars to follow the shortest skirt in the room" leave many in audience shocked that a graduation address at women's college would defend sexist and harassing behavior. And there was more.

May 14, 2018

A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

May 10, 2018

After a Duke University administrator complained about rap music being played at a campus coffee shop, two baristas working their shifts were let go, inspiring campus -- and national -- ire.

May 10, 2018

Incident adds to anger over how white people -- on campuses and in society -- view non-white people.

May 8, 2018

Syracuse challenges a former adjunct instructor's assertion that he was dismissed for defending students' right to offensive speech. He hasn't taught there since 2015, the university says.

May 7, 2018

When one scholar's “lame” joke in a crowded elevator was another’s offensive comment, a disciplinary society was asked to adjudicate. Now, a political scientist won't apologize.

May 7, 2018

Changing demographics and demands for inclusion on campuses open a nontraditional path to the presidency. But two recent appointees have been subject to anonymous email campaigns.

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