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

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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.

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.

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.

Claremont McKenna dean resigns amid protests over race

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

Protests over campus race relations spread to more campuses

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At Ithaca, demanding a president's resignation; at Vanderbilt, seeking a professor's ouster; online, sharing what it means to be #BlackOnCampus.

Video shows Mizzou student press clash with protesters

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U of Missouri activists clash with student photographer, raising questions about protesters and free expression. And role of professor in blocking the student sets off large debate -- and she apologizes.

Racial tensions escalate at U of Missouri and Yale

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At Missouri, football players will boycott games and hunger striker vows to fast until system president quits; at Yale, protests grow over letter questioning focus on offensive Halloween costumes.

U of Texas will require finalists for administrator positions to include women and minorities

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U of Texas System will mandate that searches for all administrator positions -- from deans on up -- include a female or minority candidate in the final interview round.

College groups urge Supreme Court to allow colleges to continue to consider race in admissions

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Dozens of higher education groups urge Supreme Court to continue to allow colleges to consider race in admissions. Arguments focus on institutional autonomy.

Survey finds big differences between black HBCU graduates, those who attended other institutions

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New Gallup-Purdue University report says black students are more likely to feel supported and be engaged in work after graduation if they attend historically black colleges and universities.

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