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Writing group kicks poet off committee because of her tweets on 'Gone With the Wind'

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National group of campus writing programs kicks a poet off a committee because of Twitter project that some view as racist but others view as artistic expression.

Duke professor's comments on black students anger many

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After a week of debate over a Boston U professor's generalizations about white students, anger grows over what a Duke professor wrote about black students' names, dating and more.

What happens when scholars discuss potentially controversial ideas outside the 'bubbles' of their disciplines and academe?

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What happens when scholars discuss potentially controversial ideas outside the "bubbles" of their disciplines and academe?

Professor at center of debate over her tweet on white male students expresses regret

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Professor whose comment on white male students set off viral debate wishes her statements had "nuance and complexity" and pledges "inclusive learning environment."

College defends professor accused of being anti-Christian

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When a Polk State professor found himself accused of being anti-Christian, the college's leaders answered back -- and said he was entitled to academic freedom.

Duke announces results of investigation into noose found on campus

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Duke punishes, but lets return to campus, the student who placed a noose on a tree. In student's apology, he claims ignorance of the meaning of a noose -- an explanation that only some on campus accept.

American flags at center of campus controversies

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Though protected by the First Amendment, protests involving stepping on the American flag create furors at colleges.

New report says cluster hiring can lead to increased faculty diversity

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Hiring faculty around interdisciplinary themes appears to have a positive impact on diversity and scholarship, report finds.

McMaster U addresses gender pay gap with $3,500 raises to female faculty members

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McMaster U addresses gender pay gap by giving $3,500 raises to female faculty members. 

University's action over student who posted a swastika on a bulletin board sets off international debate

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George Washington U is taking action against Jewish student who posted a symbol he brought back from India. Other campuses are accused of not doing enough about the hateful use of the image.

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