Racial groups

Protests over UMD athletics scandals shows student division

Maryland's student government organized a rally to encourage backing the football team. Many minority students and others said it was time to focus on the abuse of athletes and the death of a black player.

U.S. reveals investigation of alleged anti-Asian bias at Yale

U.S. Education and Justice Departments are investigating. University says its practices are legal.

White supremacy is turning up on campus in speeches and leaflets

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Extremist white movement is turning up on college campuses through speakers and leaflets. U of Florida and Texas A&M  bracing for events in September.

National completion gap by race one-third larger than average gap at institutions

Black students graduate, on average, at a rate 22 percentage points lower than white students. Closing that gap will require individual institutions to improve completion rates and highly selective colleges to enroll more black students, a new report says.

Juniata College encourages professors to talk about race in class, while acknowledging risks

Professors at Juniata College struggled to talk about race in class and worried about saying the wrong thing. So campus leaders helped them engage.

Graduation gap between black, white students at public colleges widens, despite overall gains

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Public colleges are increasing students' overall graduation rates, but a study finds the gap between black and white students continues to widen.

Students demand more minority advisers, counselors

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A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

Colleges keep lines of communication open with alumni as they respond to diversity concerns

As colleges grapple with issues of race and diversity, they face questions from alumni and donors -- not all of whom are pleased with new campus efforts.

Claremont McKenna dean resigns amid protests over race

Claremont McKenna dean of students resigns amid protests over comments on race and campus climate.

Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal

Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

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