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Maryland and HBCU advocates at odds over how to remedy segregation in higher ed

In Maryland, the state challenges view that new programs at historically black colleges will attract white students.

Student protest lists of demands get longer and more detailed

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The number and complexity of students' demands of administrations is going up -- and some of the items deal with issues typically left to faculty governance.

U of Chicago calls off classes due to threat of gun violence and other campus safety developments

U of Chicago calls off classes due to report of planned gun violence; film students arrested in Los Angeles for causing panic with replicas of weapons. UPDATE: Arrest and new details on threat against Chicago.

Student activists want more black faculty members. But how realistic are some of their goals?

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Student protesters on a number of campuses want to see many more black faculty members. But how realistic are some of their goals?

U of Kentucky will cover up and relocate a mural whose depiction of black people has upset many

Responding to concerns of black students, U of Kentucky will shroud a fresco on the state's history.

U of Kansas professor is on leave after comments on race result in 5 complaints

Kansas professor is on leave after students complain over her use of n-word and her statements on retention. Situation is latest to raise issues of racial sensitivity and academic freedom.

Thomas Jefferson is next target of students who question honors for figures who were racists

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At University of Missouri and William & Mary, some place notes on statues honoring the author of Declaration of Independence, calling him a rapist and a racist.

Experts consider what the protests over racial tensions mean

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As anger over race relations leads to rallies, sit-ins and several prominent resignations of administrators, experts consider the messages, the tactics and the backlash.

Claremont McKenna dean resigns amid protests over race

Claremont McKenna dean of students resigns amid protests over comments on race and campus climate.

University of Missouri looks ahead as it tries to combat race issues on campus

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After week of racial turmoil and administrative disruption, U of Missouri begins long journey of working with student activists as it permanently replaces its two top leaders.

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