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Federal complaint against Dartmouth says the college repeatedly ignored reports of three professors' 'Animal House' behavior

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Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors' "Animal House" behavior in harassing students.

Paper finds female chairs benefit departments' gender diversity and equity

What a difference a chair makes: study finds female chairs improve departments' gender diversity and equity.

Philosophers will launch interdisciplinary journal that allows authors to publish under pseudonyms, citing recent threats against polarizing academics

Scholars will launch interdisciplinary journal that allows authors to publish under pseudonyms, citing recent threats against polarizing academics. Some like the idea, while posing practical and ethical objections.

Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate

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Former Harvard dean's tweet against required faculty diversity statements sets off debate.

Cal State system sees record increases in graduation rates

At same time, gaps between underrepresented minority students and everyone else are narrowing.

Campuses confront spread of 'It's OK to Be White' posters

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Over 10 days, posters have appeared at nine American campuses.

UC Davis is holding eight faculty searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise

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Hoping to increase faculty diversity, UC Davis is holding eight open searches focused on candidates' contributions to diversity, instead of narrow disciplinary expertise.

In Harvard trial, clashing visions of a future in which colleges wouldn't consider race

Focus in trial was question of what would happen if Harvard (and by extension, other colleges) stopped considering race.

Trump administration considers plan to end legal status of transgender students

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Plan reportedly under consideration would bar any definition of sex other than that designated at birth. Transgender students could lose wide range of rights.

Elizabeth Warren and the pressure to justify academic success

Why did Elizabeth Warren divulge her genetic test results, which show she is in fact part Native American, while simultaneously insisting that she's always been evaluated professionally as a white person?

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