Ethnic studies

Ethnic studies

Jul 21, 2021
The California Community Colleges system will require students to take an ethnic studies course. The new policy follows legislation that established a similar requirement at the California State University system last year.


May 30, 2007
His supporters say issues of principle are at stake. But Colorado's president derides those arguments as a "Paris Hilton defense."
April 25, 2007
University of Virginia board expresses "regret" over use of slave labor.
March 19, 2007
A week after Ohio University announced that Thelma Wills Foote would become the next chair of African-American studies, with the rank of full professor, the university announced that she wouldn't be coming to the university after all.The second announcement followed an investigation into her publication record and the university's conclusion that she claimed to have co-written a book in which her publicly noted contribution consists of only five paragraphs.
December 22, 2006
Cal State Northridge could become the first college in the country to offer a Central American studies major.
October 27, 2006
Williams College rethinks how students should learn about different groups and cultures -- seeking a different kind of requirement.
July 3, 2006
Wisconsin orders inquiry after instructor shares controversial views on radio show, and suggests he will include them in class.
June 27, 2006
For first time in saga over controversial professor, administration seeks his ouster.
May 22, 2006
University recruits Houston Baker and Hortense Spillers -- stars in black literary studies -- as part of major faculty hiring drive.
May 17, 2006
Faculty inquiry finding misconduct by Ward Churchill also faults his university -- and leaving fate uncertain, is sure to stoke more debate.
May 16, 2006
Faculty panel in Colorado finds multiple instances of "deliberate" misconduct, including falsification and plagiarism, but professors split on whether he should be fired.


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