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U of Kansas professor cleared to teach after controversy over discussion of race

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U of Kansas lifts suspension of faculty member whose comments angered black students and others, who demanded she be fired.

Speech at Virginia Tech renews debate over 'The Bell Curve,' race and academic freedom

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The book and a planned appearance at Virginia Tech by one of its authors set off a debate over race, academic freedom and the role of a university president.

U of California considers revised intolerance policy

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U of California, which has seen divisive debates on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on its campuses, abandoned draft policy last year amid First Amendment concerns. The university is trying again.

Trump used as taunt against students and minority groups

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A trend that started in high schools -- using the candidate's name to insult groups of students -- has spread to higher education. Experts expect the national political divisiveness to extend to campuses.

New survey effort seeks to uncover real reasons why faculty members leave their jobs

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Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders spar over historically black colleges as Obama legacy looms

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders -- and their supporters -- spar over their plans for historically black colleges, as President Obama's complicated legacy looms.

Iconic ethnic studies college at San Francisco State says it can't pay its bills

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Overspending or chronically underfunded? Students and faculty at San Francisco State's College of Ethnic Studies say it already struggles to pay basic bills, but the university wants it to rein in spending.

Students demand more minority advisers, counselors

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A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

Sexist joke leads to debate and 118 resignations on academic Listserv of planning and geography

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Online group of scholars of planning and geography divided over one professor’s sexist humor – and how others reacted to it.

U of Houston Faculty Senate suggests changes to teaching under campus carry

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Is teaching under campus carry still teaching? New guidelines from the Faculty Senate at U of Houston ask the question, with suggestions such as dropping controversial course content for safety concerns.

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