Oct 24, 2016
At Alabama, black students draw criticism from flag-carrying fans and ugly comments on social media. At Greenville, veterans take to the field (without permission).


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January 23, 2013 - 10:04pm

When parents, teachers, lawmakers and communities debate over which part of the American education system should receive the most scrutiny or support, adult education, specifically General Educational Development (GED),  is rarely in contention. Conceptually adult education programs serve those who depart school without diplomas and are now seeking a credential to access the workforce or postsecondary opportunities.

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September 13, 2012 - 9:21pm

Over the past couple of years the censoring of self-expression has been a hot topic on many campuses. Recently the media washed ashore a new wave of controversy concerning Hampton University’s business school policy that restricts MBA students from wearing their hair in locs (or what is more commonly referred to as “Dread-locs”). This comes on the heels of the brouhaha that developed following the implementation of a written dress code policy at Morehouse College.

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August 21, 2012 - 10:18am

In recent years the higher education community has focused more on the role institutions’ play in student success. For a long time the blame for failure has been laid squarely at the feet of students.  If a student dropped out of college it was assumed that they were unmotivated, under-prepared, or lacked the aptitude required to be a college graduate.  The fact that dropouts were admitted meant that they somehow fell through an admissions crack undetected.


March 3, 2016

A new play appearing at multiple colleges tackles campus race issues at the heart of recent protests.

March 3, 2016

A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

March 1, 2016

Academe should support minority journals and the scholarship of faculty of color, argues Donna Y. Ford.

February 29, 2016

Online group of scholars of planning and geography divided over one professor’s sexist humor – and how others reacted to it.

February 25, 2016

Rosemary Feal, executive director of the MLA, says she's stepping down next summer, at the end of her current term. She's leaving behind an organization that's much more representative of its members.

February 22, 2016

UC Irvine moves to reject gifts for endowed chairs from group that has strong opinions -- too strong -- about the study of Hinduism and a desire to influence who would be hired.

February 22, 2016

Student protesters are demanding that the Cornell Plantations' name be changed by the university.

February 11, 2016

Annual survey of incoming college freshmen finds interest in student activism at all-time high, especially among black students.

February 5, 2016

At Simon Fraser U, professors were stunned by video university posted on its website that suggested female faculty members could be viewed as sex objects -- in the name of saving energy.

February 2, 2016

UConn creates new living and learning space for African-American male students. Some see overdue attention to this group's needs. Others see segregation.


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