Discrimination

'Stumbling Blocks' to a Saudi Collaboration

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When American colleges propose forging collaborations or building campuses in places like Abu Dhabi or Dubai, questions about human rights and whether gender, religion or sexuality could limit access or opportunities are never far behind. In most cases (though not all), colleges succeed in largely quelling those concerns when it comes to operating in the United Arab Emirates.

But what about in Saudi Arabia?

AWOL on Civil Rights?

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Black college leaders charge Education Department is ignoring the way duplicative programs, which hurt their institutions, are being set up.

Divorce: Grounds for Dismissal

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At Wheaton in Illinois, a professor resigns to avoid being fired under college policy on marriage.

Where Multicultural Ed and Internationalization Meet

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Or don't. Panelists discuss challenges to collaboration between the two fields, as well as common ground, as largest-ever conference of international educators convenes.

New Test for Bias in Peer Review

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Economist suggests a focus on the relative impact of articles adjacent to one another in journals.

Gender Bias Alleged -- Again -- at Florida Gulf Coast

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Former provost sues in part over sexually demeaning comments that she says ex-president made and in part for way she says allegations of discrimination were handled.

Supreme Court Punts

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Justices opt -- for now -- not to resolve dispute over right of public universities to bar anti-gay bias and right of Christian groups to be recognized as student organizations.

All for Wearing a Hijab

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After filing a racism complaint about a professor, a Georgia State student claims she was subjected to even more discrimination -- this time by the university.

Reaching Black Men

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Philander Smith -- without much money -- finds ways to raise graduation and retention rates.

A Degree, At Long Last

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U. of California suspends moratorium on honorary degrees so it can recognize hundreds of Japanese-American students who were sent to internment camps during World War II.

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