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Some college leaders are responding quickly to racist and sexist incidents

College leaders have gotten speedier and more severe in taking action against students linked to racist incidents. Critics fear due process is being eroded.

Students criticize administration's response to what they term hate speech by a professor

Connecticut College professor accused of hate speech against Palestinians in Facebook post about "rabid pit bull" in Gaza. Dispute sets off debate on free expression, bias and more.

Writing teachers talk teaching students about 'white privilege' at composition instructors' meeting

Writing instructors at Conference on College Composition and Communication talk about teaching about racism and white privilege -- and the political and career risks they face for doing so.

Photo of black U.Va. student leader, bloodied, renews debate about police and race

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Photograph of U.Va. student leader, after encounter with state police, renews debate about race and law enforcement.

Is the U. of Oklahoma doing enough for the state's American Indian population?

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The same fraternity in the national spotlight for a racist video was involved in incidents against American Indians in the 1990's -- and Indians question whether the university is doing enough to boost minority recruitment.

 

U. of Maryland wrestles with how to punish fraternity member who sent racist, sexist e-mail

U. of Maryland discovers that, in wake of Oklahoma fraternity's racist chant, offensive statements by fraternity members will get more scrutiny -- both from those demanding tough responses and those who want no response.

UCLA student government questions judicial board nominee for being Jewish

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UCLA student government panel, interviewing candidate for judicial post, initially rejected her for being Jewish and involved in Jewish groups.

Research suggests that the pipeline of science talent may leak for men and women at the same rate

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Has a key part of the gender gap for women in science and technology been eliminated? Or do the data show the continued loss of female talent in STEM?

Legislators seek 2-year closure for South Carolina State U.

Legislative panel seeks to close South Carolina State U. for two years. Supporters of the historically black college vow to oppose plan they fear would effectively kill the institution.

New analysis of Rate My Professors finds patterns in words used to describe men and women

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When students go to popular Web site to rate professors, their word choices appear to depend on whether instructors are men or women, new analysis finds.

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