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Professors at Juniata College struggled to talk about race in class and worried about saying the wrong thing. So campus leaders helped them engage.
Colleges adopted policies to stop the tenure clock to help professors who are new parents, especially mothers. Study suggests fathers may be the real beneficiaries.
The last five campus leaders picked at Cal State have been women, and recent hires have doubled the number of Asian-Americans who will be campus presidents.
Faculty members at various institutions debate the pros and cons of shielding freshmen from themselves (or least their performance) in the form of "covered" or "shadow" grades on transcripts.
Colleges around the country are adding facilities and adopting policies designed to help transgender students.
Pomona changes criteria for evaluating teaching to include whether professors are "attentive to diversity in the student body."
Republican lawmakers back bill that would substantially cut tuition and revenue, and seek more student diversity, at five system campuses, four of which are minority-serving institutions.
Since Wednesday, students have occupied part of humanities college at Seattle University, demanding shifts in curriculum and resignation of dean alleged to have used slur to refer to book title.
Minnesota Faculty Senate mulls statement making free speech a “paramount” value, but critics wonder whether the pledge as written condones hate speech. A separate proposed policy would create an on-campus free speech advocate.
In January, three black students reported a hate crime. Now, after authorities released evidence that the students lied, SUNY Albany tries to move forward.
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