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U. of Colorado plans to change culture of philosophy department found to be sexist

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U. of Colorado releases extraordinary report about sex bias and incivility in department, and brings in outside chair to change the culture. Move comes in a discipline regularly criticized for lack of support for women.

Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses

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If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

At U. of Illinois, decision to keep classes going leads to racist and sexist Twitter attacks on chancellor

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When U. of Illinois chancellor didn't cancel classes, Twitter erupted in racist and sexist comments -- and discussion of those slurs.

Admissions leaders gather and consider how to define merit

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Admissions leaders gather to consider how to promote broader definitions of worthiness and more diversity in their classes -- all while dealing with the pressures of money and rankings.

To get women on conference panels, they must be on panels that invite speakers, study finds

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Study finds significant impact of having a female voice on the committees that put together scientific symposiums.

Syracuse, after refusing to play the rankings game, may care again

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After years of decisions that increased diversity but didn't help it in the rankings, Syracuse University might start caring again.

3 white students at San Jose State charged with tormenting black roommate

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Authorities charge 3 white students with tormenting their black roommate for months, prompting significant campus anger. Incident comes amid tensions about race at several campuses.

Eastern Mennonite U. will review policy on hiring gay faculty

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Eastern Mennonite U. -- in a move that is highly unusual for members of a Christian college group -- will reconsider its ban on employing faculty members in same-sex relationships.

 

Michelle Obama speech signals new administration focus on boosting low-income college enrollment

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With Michelle Obama's speech on higher education -- and another meeting of university presidents at the White House -- the administration kicks off a new push to increase low-income students' access to college.

Student's video leads to discussion of race at UCLA

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A student's video prompts a different kind of discussion about race.

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