As speaker protests continue, options for punishments unclear

Columbia students prevent British anti-Islam activist from talking via video. Michigan students block part of Charles Murray talk.

Virginia Tech faces accusations of employing white supremacist


Students and activists are alleging a graduate student at Virginia Tech is a white supremacist -- and some want him gone.

Inspired by Kaepernick and NFL, professors and students protest off the field


As many wonder whether the NFL protest will show up in college football this week, professors and students are taking their own stands. But one university has banned its football team from protests during the national anthem.

Black women graduate students enroll in higher numbers at for-profits

Consumer advocates are concerned by the relatively large proportion of black women graduate students who attend for-profits.

Wesleyan College in Georgia apologizes for decades in which institution embraced Ku Klux Klan culture


On same day Atlanta newspaper exposes decades KKK influence on the culture and activities of Wesleyan College, the women's institution publicly apologizes and acknowledges its past for first time.

Study of faculty members with mental health issues finds mix of attitudes on disclosing and seeking assistance


New study of faculty members with mental health issues finds they disclose conditions selectively to trusted colleagues but are less trusting of and have worse reactions from staff members whose job it is to help them.

In escalating debate on race at Evergreen State, students demand firing of professor


Students demand firing of Evergreen State professor. Police chief urges him to stay off campus for his safety. Supporters say he’s the one upholding principles of equity.

College completion rates vary by race and ethnicity, report finds


On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.

Trump administration reverses Title IX guidance on transgender protections


Administration rescinds guidelines that said Title IX applied to discrimination based on gender identity. Guidelines had been used by transgender students to push for policy changes.

Study finds negative diversity experiences affect student learning


Study finds students' negative diversity experiences, though less common than positive ones, hinder cognitive development and student learning. 


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