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American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

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American U scholar says provost cherry-picked negative student ratings of her teaching to deny her a promotion

Lawsuit highlights Jewish students' frustrations with San Francisco State

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Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.

Trump administration civil rights officials promise colleges fairer regulatory approach

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Trump administration’s top two enforcers of civil rights laws for education promise college lawyers timelier, fairer treatment, but vow no “retreat” on anti-discrimination enforcement.

College lawyers hear discussion about tension between free speech and inclusivity

At meeting of college lawyers, panelists rue students’ lack of understanding of First Amendment and share strategies for balancing expression and sensitivity.

Wesleyan College in Georgia apologizes for decades in which institution embraced Ku Klux Klan culture

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On same day Atlanta newspaper exposes decades KKK influence on the culture and activities of Wesleyan College, the women's institution publicly apologizes and acknowledges its past for first time.

Colleges face challenges when producing historical theater

Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming’s production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama.

College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News

Essex County College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News, but she’s fighting back with the tools of her trade.

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide ousted from center directorship at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

Classicist finds herself the target of online threats after article on ancient statues

Professor’s essay about the original color of classical statues is mocked by conservative websites -- and then she receives online threats.

Evergreen State remains closed amid another threat, and groups frame controversy in different ways

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College calls off classes today after another threat. As diversity debate continues, board pledges support for free speech. Faculty members circulate letter questioning actions of colleague.

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