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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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