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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January 26, 2021
Walter Kimbrough describes why, after years of speaking to groups on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, he declined this time.
December 11, 2020
Auburn University has come under fire for its diversity and inclusion -- or lack thereof -- before. Now alumni are fighting for real change.
November 9, 2020
Students of color at Haverford and administrators are at a standstill as a boycott of classes continues for a second week. The students are demanding firm commitments to structurally shift the institution and better support for students of color.
October 23, 2020
Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes. Some colleges are just starting to address these issues.
October 20, 2020
Experts agree higher education needs to do more to create equity for Black students. But more attention needs to be paid to barriers Black students face before they step foot on campus.
October 13, 2020
City College of New York's new dean of architecture quits after 10 months, saying that structural racism and a lack of support made for a crushing workload and climate.
October 12, 2020
Its Orwellian reading of a university's statement on combating systemic racism is part of a broad effort to flip the national dialogue on race, history and education, argue David Wippman and Glenn C. Altschuler.
October 6, 2020
Rhetoric alone about equity, diversity and inclusion won't get the job done in higher education, say the authors of a new book.
September 24, 2020
We must work to establish institutional cultures that look, feel and are as much as possible like the just world we profess to value, writes Larry E. Davis.
September 2, 2020
For colleges to achieve antiracism, equity and inclusion, one of the most effective actions will be for professors to stop talking so much in their classrooms, argue Scott Freeman and Elli Theobald.

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