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Oregon State Professor Accused of Falsely Claiming Native Ancestry

The Tribal Alliance Against Frauds says Qwo-Li Driskill is lying when they claim Indigenous ancestry.

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Historic Kinsey Sex Research Institute May Face a Divorce

Faculty members are alarmed by an Indiana University proposal to spin off an unclear portion of the Kinsey Institute’s operations into a separate nonprofit.

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...
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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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Opinion

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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‘From the River to the Sea’ Slogan Inflames Conference

Ethnomusicologists are dealing with the fallout from a presentation by Native American scholars that briefly used a controversial Palestinian phrase. 

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Editor Fired After Sharing ‘Onion’ Article on Israel, Hamas

A journal ousted its editor in chief, a Berkeley professor, after social media backlash over his criticism of Israel.

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Workplace Climate Pushing Female Professors Out

A new study shows that concerns over workplace climate—not work-life balance—were most likely to push female professors out of academia.