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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.

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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.

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Historians approve anti-ICE resolution but vote down anti-Israel proposals at their annual meeting

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Historians approve an anti-ICE resolution but vote down anti-Israel proposals at their annual meeting. They also show support for nontenured colleagues.

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Columbia says historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized; publisher says it's been taken out of print

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Columbia says a historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized, and its publisher says it's been taken out of print.

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Historian at U Minnesota 'celebrates' tenure with critiques of governing board's recent actions in renaming debate

Historian at U of Minnesota "celebrates" tenure with a scathing critique of her governing board's recent actions against a building-renaming proposal. She says she couldn't have risked these statements without job security.

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Arkansas Tech University accused of honoring Holocaust denier

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Jewish groups offer evidence about a late professor's actions and ask why university would accept funds to endow a scholarship in his name.

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Stevens Point abandons controversial plan to cut liberal arts majors including history and foreign languages

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Wisconsin campus that became the poster child for gutting liberal arts disciplines won't make those cuts after all.

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Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals gen ed sequence across the Cal State system

Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals required sequence across the CSU system. Historians aren't happy with the idea.

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American Historical Association says letters of recommendation can wait until candidates pass a first look

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

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Historians and language professors discuss advising at recent conferences

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Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings.

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