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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June 4, 2021
Hannah-Jones case costs the university a noted chemistry faculty recruit. Professors there worry about even bigger recruitment problems ahead.
June 2, 2021
An investigation finds racism and sexism at Virginia Military Institute are “present, tolerated and left unaddressed.” The administration, authors conclude, will not change unless forced.
May 17, 2021
In June, Washington and Lee University will announce whether it will change its name, which honors a Confederate commander. The decision can't make everyone happy.
May 7, 2021
Unfortunately, to date we've seen a lot of talk but far less action when it comes to righting past wrongs and healing our nation's wounds, argues Stephen M. Gavazzi.
May 3, 2021
Multiple Black academics have resigned, citing concerns about institutional racism, this academic year -- most recently at the University of Memphis.  
April 30, 2021
Many colleges' responses to the Atlanta shootings and other acts of violence against Asian Americans have come up far too short, writes Grace Pai.
April 28, 2021
The University of Oregon is suing one of its former police officers for allegedly arresting a Hispanic man without a reason and lying about it.
April 23, 2021
Weeks after the University of Pennsylvania announced repatriation plans for a controversial collection of skulls, a separate set of human remains is bringing scrutiny. Princeton University is implicated.  
April 20, 2021
A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.  
April 15, 2021
Smith College can't shake an alleged instance of racial profiling from 2018. Now it's being accused of antiwhite racism.

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