Stanford diversifies its business school

How Stanford's M.B.A. program got more diverse -- and larger, too -- in the year of the pandemic.

Washington and Lee offers full-throated defense of targeted professors

Washington and Lee offers full-throated defense of professors targeted for political and racist reasons.

HBCUs experiencing better student compliance with pandemic restrictions than other institutions

HBCUs are getting high student compliance with social distancing and mask wearing and are reporting lower coronavirus infection rates. College leaders partly credit Black college culture -- and student awareness of the toll of the pandemic on Black, Latinx and Indigenous communities.

Ginsburg was advocate for equity

The justice, who died Friday, wrote decisions that upheld rights of women, racial minorities and gay people in higher education.

University of Chicago English faculty prioritizes Black studies graduate students for 2021


University of Chicago English says it's only admitting Black studies Ph.D. candidates for 2021 admissions cycle, citing Black Lives Matter and the field's complicated history with regard to race.

More allegations of racial fraud in academe

Jessica Krug resigns from George Washington as a graduate student from her alma mater also admits to being dishonest about racial identity.

Scholars on strike for racial justice


Academics across the U.S. strike and teach for racial justice and an end to police violence against people of color.

Professor suspended for saying Chinese word that sounds like an English slur

Professor suspended for saying a Chinese word that sounds like a racial slur in English.

Prominent scholar outs herself as white just as she faced exposure for claiming to be Black

Prominent scholar outs herself as white just as she faced exposure for presenting herself as Black.

Professors plan to strike for racial justice

Professors are planning a work stoppage and virtual, public teach-in on police violence and racism next month.


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