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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.

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.

UC San Diego, UAW Settle Alleged Felony Vandalism Charge

The University of California, San Diego, said last week that it won’t move forward with trying to criminally charge union-represented...

NSF Fills New Role to Combat Sexual Assault, Harassment

The National Science Foundation has filled a new role leading its efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault or...
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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Part-Time Faculty Members Strike at Columbia College Chicago

The part-time faculty union launched a walkout Monday, sending strong demands to both the institution and its own members.

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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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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.