Diversity

 
Jul 19, 2018
College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

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June 22, 2018

UCLA's mobile app aims to tackle campus climate issues by reaching students through their smartphones.

June 21, 2018

Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.

June 21, 2018

Deborah Parker describes how it feels to be an Asian faculty member in Italian, a field in which there are very few minorities, and how greater diversification offers a way forward.

June 19, 2018

Study finds recommendation letters for academic jobs signal doubt about female applicants more than they do for men, with real, negative effects on their job chances.

June 19, 2018

Motivated by 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Lumina Foundation adds racial justice to grant making, which has focused heavily on college completion.

June 18, 2018

AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions.

June 18, 2018

Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity.

June 14, 2018

Another AP history exam comes under scrutiny, with critics saying a proposed rewrite of the AP World History exam, focusing on events after 1450, is too Eurocentric.

June 14, 2018

Across the country very little progress has been made in closing degree-attainment gaps among white, black and Latino adults, hindering goals to increase the overall number of adults with degrees.

June 13, 2018

National Academies report says sexual harassment is costly to science and that compliance-based approaches to curbing it don't work. Promoting civility and otherwise managing research and learning climates is more effective, it says.

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