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A photo illustration of the Israeli and Palestinian flags overlaid over snippets of a few statements from scholarly associations.

Scholarly Groups Choose Between Speech and Silence on War

In the continuing debate over when, and how, higher education entities should comment on political issues like the Israel-Hamas war, disciplinary associations have received less attention. 

U of Colorado Settles Professor’s Retaliation Suit

The University of Colorado at Boulder has settled a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit that one of its law professors filed...
A headshot of Rabbi Mark Schiftan next to an image of Belmont University's campus.

A Rabbi Walks Into a Christian University

Belmont University’s new hire signals ramped-up support for Jewish students. Other Christian universities are also increasingly embracing students of other faiths.

A photograph of a mass of pro-Palestinian protesters, including one with a sign saying "Cease Fire Now."

AAUP Joins Labor Union Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

“We cannot bomb our way to peace,” the statement from the association of professors says.

Photo of San Francisco Skyline, Sheryl Davis and several HBCU logos

Could an HBCU Be Coming to California?

San Francisco city officials and civil rights advocates are hoping to establish a historically Black satellite campus in the Bay Area.

A photo of L. Song Richardson with text from her resignation letter overlaid.

Constrained by the Presidency

Colorado College president L. Song Richardson is stepping down in order to “fully engage” in national debates in a way she feels unable to do in her current role.

Land-Grant Universities Profit Off Native Lands

Fourteen land-grant universities benefit from money made off “trust lands,” or lands taken from Native Americans and managed by the...

Mischaracterizing a Vote on Antisemitism

Resolutions, like the one at UNC-Chapel Hill, can do more harm than good when they lack precision.