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State law likely conflicts with DeVos's Title IX proposal

Lawyers and Title IX practitioners have identified potential conflicts between the Trump administration's new proposed regulations on the gender discrimination law and state policy.

New study says scientists are leaving academic work at unprecedented rates

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New study says scientists are leaving academic work at unprecedented rate.

Anti-Semitic incidents surge on college campuses after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

Professor says she's terminating Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints

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Professor says she's "terminating" Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints against an administrator and then pursued what she calls cooked-up research misconduct allegations against her.

Adult film star's invite to campus gets Wisconsin chancellor in trouble. Some see hypocrisy on part of state university system

Adult film star's invite to campus gets a Wisconsin chancellor in trouble. Some see hypocrisy on the part of the state university system, which passed a lengthy free speech policy just last year. Does the system only care about some speech?

Rice to investigate scholar in gene-editing case

University to investigate whether a physics and bioengineering professor was involved in a banned genome-editing procedure that allegedly produced the world's first genetically edited babies.

DeVos restores authority of for-profit accreditor

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools oversaw Corinthian Colleges and ITT Tech. The Obama administration sought to end the authority of ACICS.

Former Michigan State president charged with lying to police in Nassar case

Lou Anna K. Simon has been accused of lying to police in the investigation of Larry Nassar.

DePauw faculty split on no-confidence vote in president

At DePauw, vote of no confidence in president follows cuts in health benefits in period of minimal raises.

Title IX rules on cross-examination would make colleges act as courts, lawyers say

DeVos Title IX proposal would make campus hearings into "mini courtrooms," higher education lawyers say, with cross-examination requirements survivor advocates criticized.

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