Racism

Racism

Chancellor Thomas L. Keon, a white man wearing glasses and academic regalia, stands at a lectern with the Purdue Northwest logo on it.
Jan 05, 2023
Purdue Northwest faculty members want Chancellor Thomas L. Keon to step down after a racist remark. Keon is clinging to his job despite a reprimand from the Board of Trustees.

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September 9, 2021
Colleen K. Vesely, Supriya Baily, Jatin Ambegaonkar, Holly Klee and Stormi Woltz describe their process for identifying and organizing DEI data to help drive change at their university.
August 16, 2021
University of Nebraska system Board of Regents voted down a proposal to ban the "imposition" of critical race theory in the classroom. Students and faculty members wanted that outcome, but some worry about the damage that's already been done.  
August 5, 2021
At least two features must be reconsidered: remediation and the lack of credit transfer from associate to bachelor’s degree programs, argues Alexandra W. Logue.
August 5, 2021
A new report examines the strengths and weakness of statements made by college leaders after the killing of George Floyd -- and the actions that followed.
July 28, 2021
State’s governor says university regents should oppose discussions of structural racism and suggests censure by professors’ group is an “honor.”
July 6, 2021
Editors discuss their book on racist rhetoric (by President Trump and others) and minority students.
June 29, 2021
UNC Chapel Hill trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, one day before the end of six trustees’ terms, reportedly to vote on tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones.
June 16, 2021
Ten former Gallaudet students are suing the university, arguing that statements the president made about their fraternity are defamatory.
June 9, 2021
Scholar discusses his book on “old South rhetoric at Southern universities.”
June 9, 2021
Why not encourage millions of alumni to go back to college for professional development on how to address systemic racism in our country?, Joe Walsh asks.

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