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Sewanee debates honor for Charlie Rose, sin, forgiveness and harassment

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Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

Journal article explains how Russian bots created fear at University of Missouri

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Journal article reveals that anger and confusion at University of Missouri in 2015 were due in part to fabricated reports that were part of a disinformation campaign from Russia.

Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution

Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution, demonstrating academe's continually fraught relationship with the term.

NSF requires that institutions report findings of harassment and suspensions in its funded labs and field sites

NSF starts requiring that institutions report findings of harassment and suspensions in its funded labs and field sites, and reminds institutions that it can pull funding where necessary.

Controversial event at University of Chicago law school called off

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Description of conservative group's gathering said immigration has turned U.S. into "porcelain receptacle for other nations’ wretched refuse." Group said rhetoric was intentionally hyperbolic, and that students canceled the event.

After a major flap, history's premier journal announces series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors

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After a major editorial flap, history's premier journal announces a series of changes aimed at diversifying viewpoints and contributors.

AAC&U panelists say that while the American dream may be on the decline, higher ed still has a key role to play in shaping and promoting it

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At national gathering of educators, many see erosion of opportunity -- even as data show continuing impact of earning a college degree.

University of Alabama may have violated First Amendment by kicking out racist student, experts say

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Civil liberties supporters want University of Alabama president to reverse expulsion of student who posted racist rants, saying her First Amendment rights were violated.

Women are underrepresented in economics textbooks, says a new analysis, with implications for the field's gender imbalance

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New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash

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A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

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