Video highlights Arizona State police arrest of black professor that critics see as racial profiling

Video showing Arizona State police arrest of a faculty member stemming from jaywalking incident provokes outrage.

Public HBCUs, facing tests on many fronts, fight for survival


Public historically black colleges face stress on all fronts. Will some fail? Are some being deserted by their states?

New book discusses diversity strategies that don't consider race

In new book and discussion, researchers and advocates envision strategies for fostering campus diversity in a world in which race-conscious remedies are prohibited.

Female provost is accused of repeatedly touching her male colleagues

Former provost of Montana State-Northern is accused of touching male employees inappropriately, and dean who filed complaint says he faced retaliation.

Author discusses book proposing a new approach to affirmative action

Author discusses a new approach to affirmative action in admissions that she says could help the disadvantaged without some of the legal and political issues that challenge current approaches.

California lawmakers would require students to get a 'yes' before sex

A bill that passed the California Senate would require college students to get a "yes" before sex.

UNCF receives $25m from Koch brothers, prompting praise and anger

Koch brothers make major gift to the UNCF, primarily for scholarships -- and some wonder why black college group accepted the money and will give Koch some say in how recipients are selected.

College group finally gives a senator its presentation on sexual assault

American Council on Education webinar on lawmaker's survey on sex assault on campus -- secret until now -- warns institutions about "public relations risks" of responding and characterizes Congressional probes as a “mix of substance and politics."


Academics who study white privilege experience attention and criticism

Scholars fend off right-wing opposition as concept attracts mainstream attention.

Would forcing fraternities to admit women reduce sexual assaults?

Students and faculty at Wesleyan U. push to end all-male Greek houses. Would such a shift protect women?


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