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The Texas Capitol building looms behind a statue of a man on a horse with a gun.

Texas Tenure, Anti-DEI Bills Near Passage—or Death

As Texas’ legislative session comes to a close this weekend, bills that would affect tenure and ban what lawmakers consider diversity, equity and inclusion programs are still pending.

Ron DeSantis stands at a lectern that says "Florida The Education State," with the state flag behind him.

AAUP Calls to Fight ‘Tooth and Nail’ in Florida

“Florida’s public colleges and universities currently face a politically and ideologically driven assault unparalleled in U.S. history,” a preliminary report says.

Three individuals stand inside a church during a 24-hour teach-in last week.

A Teach-In on Race, in DeSantis’s Backyard

As Florida has become the epicenter of conservative pushback against certain teaching and programs surrounding race, faculty members and others traveled to St. Petersburg to raise awareness.

A medieval painting of the angel Gabriel and the prophet Muhammad. Gabriel has wings and Muhammas is wearing a head covering and has a beard.

Report: Adjunct Who Showed Images of Prophet Was ‘Vilified’

A new American Association of University Professors report says Hamline University administrators “encouraged and promoted” a “de facto campaign of vilification.”

People, most wearing purple ponchos, hold purple and white signs on a sidewalk. The signs say "UMich Grad Workers Strike Strike Strike" and the union's name.

At Michigan, Getting an A Because Your Instructor’s On Strike

The University of Michigan graduate workers’ strike caused grading issues. Some department chairs have said they plan to give out A’s.

AAUP Censures Emporia State, Collin

The American Association of University Professors’ governing council has placed the administrations of both Texas’ Collin College and Kansas’ Emporia...

Collin College Should Clean Up Its Act

Without procedural protections for faculty, academic freedom is utterly meaningless, the AAUP argues.

A photo illustration of the Israeli and Palestinian flags, with a rather grimy filter.

A Revived Call to Boycott Israeli Universities

In 2016, American Anthropological Association members rejected, by a hair, a resolution “to boycott Israeli academic institutions.” The issue returns this summer.