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New book discusses diversity strategies that don't consider race

In new book and discussion, researchers and advocates envision strategies for fostering campus diversity in a world in which race-conscious remedies are prohibited.

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White House calls on colleges to do more to combat sexual assault

White House provides new guidance on Title IX compliance, as the Obama administration stakes out a more aggressive position on combating campus assaults -- and holding colleges accountable. 

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Sports antitrust lawyer's latest target: NCAA scholarship limits

Forget player unionization. The biggest legal threat facing the NCAA may be the lawyer who helped bring about free agency in professional football and basketball.

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Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses

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If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

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U. of Chicago grad students who are breast-feeding want a place to pump

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Debate at U. of Chicago raises question: Are graduate students who are breastfeeding mothers entitled to a private place to pump?

 

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Adjunct union contracts ensure real gains including better pay

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As unionization of those off the tenure track spreads, there are substantial gains in pay and benefits.

UConn launches investigation into its own handling of child sex abuse allegations against professor

UConn goes public with investigation into child sex abuse allegations against professor -- and some documents indicate that as far back as 2006, some at the university were told of the charges.

Study finds bias favors thinner graduate school applicants

It's not just that professor with the infamous tweet. Study finds that academics who interview graduate school candidates favor those who are thinner.

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In wake of controversy over Harvard dissertation on race and IQ, scrutiny for Michigan State researcher

Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.

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An academic press sues a librarian, raising issues of academic freedom

A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.

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