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Colleges cancel diversity programs in response to Trump order

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Some institutions have begun to cancel diversity, equity and inclusion programs in response to a Trump order. Critics say the order is censorship.

University of New Hampshire suspends professor amid investigation into online persona

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University of New Hampshire suspends professor amid investigation into whether he trolled people online, pretending to be “The Science Femme, Woman in STEM.”

COVID-era experience strengthens faculty belief in value of online learning, institutions' support for them

Survey finds significant increases in professors' confidence in virtual learning and their sense of support from their colleges -- but continuing concerns about equity for underrepresented students.

Should contact tracers notify in-person classmates?

On some campuses, students are unlikely to be notified through contact tracing if an in-person classmate tests positive for COVID-19. Is that right?

A proposal to add innovation and entrepreneurship to tenure and promotion criteria

Should innovation and entrepreneurial achievement be considered as part of teaching, research and service?

Washington and Lee offers full-throated defense of targeted professors

Washington and Lee offers full-throated defense of professors targeted for political and racist reasons.

Nomination seen as pushing Supreme Court to the right

Amy Coney Barrett, if confirmed to the Supreme Court, could have a sweeping impact on colleges and universities.

Scott Atlas, White House adviser on coronavirus, threatens to sue colleagues back at Stanford

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Scott Atlas, White House adviser on coronavirus, threatens to sue colleagues back at Stanford who spoke out against his approach.

When Adrian College threatened to cut history and more, alumni organized

Adrian College planned to terminate history, philosophy, religion and more -- until graduates organized to stop it. Faculty members still don't understand why the programs were threatened.

University of Chicago English faculty prioritizes Black studies graduate students for 2021

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University of Chicago English says it's only admitting Black studies Ph.D. candidates for 2021 admissions cycle, citing Black Lives Matter and the field's complicated history with regard to race.

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