Graduate student enrollments increased by 4 percent, with the biggest relative gains seen among underrepresented minority groups

Graduate student enrollments increased nearly 4 percent last year, with the biggest relative gains seen among underrepresented minority groups.

U of Chicago professors issue letter on safe spaces and trigger warnings

More than 150 faculty members offer new students a different view on safe spaces, trigger warnings and diversity.

NCAA will move championship games from North Carolina


State's Republican Party spokeswoman issues response: "I wish the NCAA was this concerned about the women who were raped at Baylor."

Debate grows over national anthem at college events


Debate grows about athletes who kneel during national anthem. Football players at Indiana State and Tulsa join movement. Texas chancellor urges students to stand and face flag.

Flier campaign at Michigan State targets Hispanic professor who advises Trump


Flier campaign at Michigan State targets a Hispanic professor who advises Donald Trump.

New study suggests continued bias in academic conference panel selections

New study provides evidence that when those reviewing panel submissions see a woman's name, she is less likely to be invited than if no name is seen.

Protests, racist incidents lead to more multicultural programs on campuses


As first academic year since last fall's protests start, many colleges are adding diversity programs to orientation or requiring students to complete online multicultural training.

U of Chicago letter to new students on safe spaces sets off intense debate

The university's note to new students sets off national debate on safe spaces, trigger warnings and more. Presidents of Bowdoin and Yale, with different tone, urge engagement with uncomfortable ideas.

U of Chicago warns incoming students not to expect safe spaces or trigger warnings

After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

Study finds gains in faculty diversity, but not on the tenure track

Colleges hire more minority and female professors, but most jobs filled are adjunct, not tenure track, study finds.


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