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When suspending a professor isn't enough

Students at the University of Illinois at Chicago escalate their calls for a law professor accused of racism to be fired, now that he’s scheduled to return to the classroom. The professor says he’s caught up in something that isn’t really about him.

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Suit claims department chair shielded serial sexual predator

Students allege in a Title IX lawsuit filed against Louisiana State University that the chair of the French department protected a serial sexual predator and accused rapist.

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UNC Chapel Hill grieves after reports of suicides on campus

The Chapel Hill chancellor declared Tuesday a “wellness day” following the deaths of two students. But some say the administration must do more to improve mental health on campus.

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Gonzaga report proposes steps to respond to clergy sex abuse

A commission recommended how administrators can respond to the Catholic clergy sex abuse crisis and the university’s links to accused priests. Advocates for survivors were not impressed.

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Debate over Bill Cosby hits Howard University

Actress’s celebratory tweet about his release from prison continues to reverberate within and outside the university that just appointed her dean. Cosby weighs in and further fuels the controversy.

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NIH says 75 grantees have been removed due to harassment complaints

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National Academy of Sciences and National Institutes of Health announce efforts they’ve taken against harassers, including seeing them removed from grants and booted out.

 
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Allegations of 'playing' at being Indigenous at Queen's U

Anonymous document accuses four Queen's U of Canada professors of playing at being Algonquin or affiliated with some other First Nation. The university stands by them. How should it respond?

 
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Academic freedom or academic abuse at Sonoma State?

Students say a film professor at Sonoma State hides behind faculty rights while violating their rights in the classroom. The details suggest the case is complicated.

 
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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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One police call, lasting damage at Smith

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Smith College can't shake an alleged instance of racial profiling from 2018. Now it's being accused of antiwhite racism.

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