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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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Multiple Black professors have resigned in recent years over racism

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Multiple Black academics have resigned, citing concerns about institutional racism, this academic year -- most recently at the University of Memphis.

 
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Insolvency declaration at Laurentian throws much into limbo

Laurentian University's financial insolvency leads to 110 faculty layoffs and grave questions about the future of the institution and its three federated universities -- including one of Canada's oldest Indigenous studies programs.

 
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Biden proposes free community college in $1.8 trillion plan

President Biden wants $109 billion for two-year colleges, $80 billion addition for Pell Grants, $62 billion for retention and completion efforts, and $39 billion for two free years at minority-serving institutions for most students.

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An anthropological mystery involving Penn and Princeton is a scandal, too

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Weeks after the University of Pennsylvania announced repatriation plans for a controversial collection of skulls, a separate set of human remains is bringing scrutiny. Princeton University is implicated.

 
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Ohio State students protest local police killing, demand university cut ties

Shortly after a jury in Minneapolis delivered a guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin, Ohio State University students heard about a local police killing and renewed demands for the university to cut all ties with the city's police department.

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Higher education leaders react to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

College presidents, student leaders, and scholars welcomed the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin even as they renewed their resolve to stem persistent racial inequities in higher education.

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