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Tennessee Triples Down on Targeting ‘Divisive Concepts’

Another year, another Tennessee General Assembly bill targeting so-called “divisive concepts.” Republican lawmakers in multiple states have listed and taken...

National Protest Day Planned Against ‘Attacks’ on Higher Ed

Faculty members and students plan to hold events across numerous campuses Wednesday, April 17, to kick-start a movement against what...
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Full-time Faculty Raises Finally Beat Inflation … Just Barely

With the dollar’s declining value taken into account, new data shows that real wages grew by half a percent. But pay remains well below pre-pandemic levels, and full-time women and part-timers continue to receive less than others.

GAO Finds Faculty Diversity Lacking, Discrimination Complaint Processing Slow

College faculty don’t reflect the diversity of the students they teach, according to a new study the Government Accountability Office...

Kentucky DEI Programs Survive Legislative Threat

Kentucky lawmakers appear to have run out of time to pass GOP legislation that would have banned public colleges and...
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Black Scholars Face Anonymous Accusations in Anti-DEI Crusade

Since right-wing firebrand Christopher Rufo helped bring down Harvard’s president, at least seven more scholars—most of them Black—have confronted accusations of plagiarism or research misconduct spread by conservative media.

S.C. House Bill Says Colleges Can’t Request DEI Statements

The South Carolina House of Representatives has passed a bill that would ban public colleges and universities from asking applicants...

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Targeting DEI, ‘Divisive Concepts’

Despite protests from students on multiple campuses, Alabama’s governor signed into law Wednesday legislation that will, within public higher education...