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Study shows ways white students have advantages in admissions

Study documents key ways that white (and sometimes Asian) students have an advantage in admissions over Black and Latinx students.

Survey shows annual decline in number of Ph.D.s awarded

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Annual Survey of Earned Doctorates shows drop in number of Ph.D.s awarded in 2020. It’s still too early to tell how COVID-19 impacted Ph.D. attainment, however.

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Race and full-time faculty-student ratios in SUNY, CUNY

Professors from across New York’s public colleges say that all students, regardless of race or what campus they’re on, should have equal opportunities to study with full-time professors. Those chances are now concentrated on predominantly white campuses, one analysis suggests.

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A new road map for campus speech

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Task force report argues that free inquiry and inclusion are twin values, if campus groups all work to make them so.

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Truckee Meadows won't fire 'insubordinate' professor

Truckee Meadows Community College says it won’t fire a professor accused of “insubordination,” after all.

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Professors urge UT Austin to lift pause on antiracist study

Professors urge University of Texas at Austin to lift a pause on recruiting participants for an approved study on the effectiveness of antiracist training for white children and parents.

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Michigan State faculty members want COVID-cut pay restored

Michigan State University faculty members don’t just want their COVID-19–related cuts to pay and benefits reversed—they want them returned.

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Rutgers Camden professors vote no confidence in chancellor

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Rutgers Camden arts and sciences professors vote no confidence in their new chancellor and provost, highlighting not only immediate concerns about a top-down management style but also long-standing issues with how Camden is funded relative to other Rutgers campuses.

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Miami University of Ohio attracts Native American students

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A partnership between Miami University in Ohio and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma that started nearly 50 years ago has yielded record enrollment of tribe members and better graduation rates.

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Lawsuit alleges abuse of power, Chua 'vendetta' at Yale Law

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Yale Law School’s tiger mother drama lives on. It might even have nine lives, depending on how far a new lawsuit alleging that Yale law ensnared two students in a vendetta against Amy Chua goes. 

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