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Ibram X. Kendi, a brown-skinned manw ith his dark hair pulled back in braids, wearing a purple suit jacket, is the founder and director of the Center for Antiracist Research.

Fanfare, Then Fallout at Antiracist Research Center Reveals Other Fractures

The Boston University research center and its founder, Ibram X. Kendi, faced backlash after announcing layoffs. Some employees and students say the controversy overshadows larger questions about the university’s commitment to DEI.

Chico State Professor Must Pay After Losing Libel Suit

A judge has ordered a professor accused of having sex with a graduate student, and of subsequently threatening to kill...
A photo illustration including a quote from the University of Washington report: "Specifically, faculty inappropriately considered candidates’ races when determining the order of offers and altered the process to provide disparate opportunities for candidates based on their race."

U of Washington Faculty Search Weighed Race Inappropriately

A psychology department hiring committee re-ranked finalists to hire a Black candidate over a white person originally rated No. 1, violating policy, a report concludes.

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Can Microcredentials Bring Stop-Outs Back to College?

A swath of learners who left college before earning a degree say microcredentials and credit for prior learning could entice them back to college, according to a new survey.

Students speak on panel at VetLink summit

Veterans ‘Check the Boxes’ Colleges Now Seek

A growing number of colleges are actively recruiting military service members and veterans and expanding support services for them.

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A Wake-Up Call for Jewish Faculty

Jewish faculty and staff need institutionally supported spaces for community, now more than ever, Marina Umaschi Bers writes.

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New State-Funded N.C. Distinguished Professorships Will Be Limited to STEM

Recently passed legislation cuts off future humanities scholars from a long-running program that provides higher pay.

Online Statements Threaten Cornell’s Jewish Students

A series of “horrendous, antisemitic messages” threatening violence to Jewish students at Cornell University were posted on an independent discussion...