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Report questions whether elite colleges do enough to enroll low-income students

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Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

Experts: College presidents' call for students to avoid white supremacist rallies not always the best

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Experts say they understand why university presidents want to keep people away from white supremacist events, but they have a tough sell on campus.

College students unmasked as 'Unite the Right' protesters

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Some of those photographed in Charlottesville are students at various colleges, which are now being called on to denounce -- or in some cases expel -- those pictured.

Sociologists seek systematic response to online targeting of and threats against public scholars

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Sociologists call for a systematic response to online targeting of and threats against public scholars.

White supremacy is turning up on campus in speeches and leaflets

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Extremist white movement is turning up on college campuses through speakers and leaflets. U of Florida and Texas A&M  bracing for events in September.

White nationalists rally at University of Virginia

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Hundreds march with torches, shouting “you will not replace us” and “Jews will not replace us.” Skirmishes break out. University canceled all activities Saturday amid violent clashes in Charlottesville.

 

In harassment cases, could institutions be cracking down on even big-name faculty members?

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Higher ed sees a round of faculty terminations and resignations over allegations of sexual misconduct: Could institutions be cracking down on even big-name professors?

Google memo reflects familiar bias for women in STEM

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Leaked Google memo, described as an “anti-diversity screed,” reminds many women in STEM fields of the challenges that remain not just in industry, but in academe.

Experts consider where colleges could face the most scrutiny over affirmative action

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U of Texas prevailed in affirmative action case in large part because of its research. Will other colleges be able to match that analysis? And will legal and political battles change if focus is on rejected Asian-American applicants?

Report: Justice Department will seek to sue colleges over affirmative action

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Trump administration plans to investigate and sue colleges and universities over admissions practices.

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