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Professors, students at UNC Chapel Hill demand transparency about journalist's tenure bid

Professors and students at UNC Chapel Hill demand to know why journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was not offered tenure. The university and its governing board still aren't saying much at all.

 
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Trustees at Florida Atlantic want to play a role in the faculty tenure process

Trustees at Florida Atlantic want to play a role -- maybe a big one -- in the faculty tenure process. The faculty union thinks that's unwarranted -- and dangerous.

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At Washington and Lee, name change conversation continues

In June, Washington and Lee University will announce whether it will change its name, which honors a Confederate commander. The decision can't make everyone happy.

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Lhamon nominated for assistant secretary for civil rights

President Biden's nominee for assistant secretary for civil rights is no stranger to the Department of Education -- Catherine Lhamon held the same position during the Obama administration.

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IUPUI creates a path to promotion and tenure based on DEI work

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis says it's putting its policies where its mouth is, approving new promotion and tenure options based on diversity, equity and inclusion work.

 
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Gates Foundation attempts to redefine 'value' in higher education

Gates Foundation issues report calling for a new definition of value, and for clear ways for students to identify it. The emphasis is on promoting economic mobility for all.

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How much do inequities in higher education cost?

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Georgetown University researchers estimate in a new report that the United States loses billions of dollars annually because of inequities in higher education.

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Cypress College faces threats and allegations of failing to be antiracist

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The story behind an adjunct's suspension at Cypress College leads to threats to the adjunct, colleagues and the campus itself. A debate about cancel culture that went viral ultimately raises questions about who's getting canceled.

 
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What students think about racial justice efforts on campus

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Only 6% of survey respondents agree strongly that the BLM movement has resulted in their institutions being a better place.

The latest Student Voice survey shows what college students think about their institutions’ actions in the aftermath and year since George Floyd was killed last May -- and what campus leaders can do now to take bolder steps toward racial justice and equality.

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Federal report shines light on historically underrepresented groups in science

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New data highlight minorities and women in science, along with one particularly understudied group: scientists with disabilities.

 
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