Mar 15, 2018
Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.


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February 26, 2018

University of Virginia is latest campus to see disruption of events featuring speakers from Israel.

February 23, 2018

Concordia in Alabama, the only Lutheran HBCU, will end operations. It is second small religious college to announce closure in a week.

February 22, 2018

Annual event, seen as way to highlight needs of minority groups, set off major controversy last year.

February 20, 2018

Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

February 20, 2018

Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.

February 20, 2018

Administrator says it is "reverse racism" to seek more diversity in the names of buildings.

February 16, 2018

Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

February 15, 2018

Journal article reveals that anger and confusion at University of Missouri in 2015 were due in part to fabricated reports that were part of a disinformation campaign from Russia.

February 13, 2018

Stanford, while previously adamant in promoting campus free expression, has struggled after posters on immigration were posted in a dormitory, challenging the consistency of the university’s policies.

February 12, 2018

Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution, demonstrating academe's continually fraught relationship with the term.


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