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NIH says 75 grantees have been removed due to harassment complaints

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National Academy of Sciences and National Institutes of Health announce efforts they’ve taken against harassers, including seeing them removed from grants and booted out.

 
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Campus safety advocates push for federal emphasis on Clery Act

Campus safety and sexual assault prevention advocates are pushing U.S. Department of Education officials to put more focus on enforcement of the Clery Act.

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Papers urge institutions to think about adjuncts, including in terms of retirement

New papers from TIAA Institute urge institutions to plan for adjuncts, including their retirement concerns, with equity in mind.

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Another blocked appointment? What's going on at Carolina?

On the heels of the Nikole Hannah-Jones case, UNC governing board doesn’t reappoint an outspoken faculty member to the university press board.

 
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Lukewarm feelings about colleges and Juneteenth

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Colleges and universities are finding ways to commemorate the new national holiday, but Black scholars are skeptical they'll be more than empty gestures.

 
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Allegations of 'playing' at being Indigenous at Queen's U

Anonymous document accuses four Queen's U of Canada professors of playing at being Algonquin or affiliated with some other First Nation. The university stands by them. How should it respond?

 
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Battle over a military appointment at Swarthmore

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The college is divided over the president's decision to pair with a foundation that sends retired military officers to campus to teach.

 
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Legislating against critical race theory, with curricular implications in some states

More than a dozen states considered or passed legislation targeting critical race theory this year. How has this academic concept become so politicized?

 
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Amherst College attracts diverse students

How did a college once known for educating New England's elites end up with a diverse class? It's been a long haul.

Washington and Lee to maintain name in face of opposition

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Washington and Lee University has decided to continue under its current name, disappointing advocates who wanted to see the institution reject namesake Robert E. Lee.

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