Diversity

 
Sep 19, 2017
Controversy over paper in favor of colonialism sparks calls for retraction as well as worries that academics are relying more on erasure than counterargument to challenge unpopular scholarship.

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October 5, 2016

East Carolina U bars band members from protest during national anthem. Stance differs from that of other public colleges and universities.

October 5, 2016

Jewish professors at Wheelock College say they were subject to campaign of harassment after suggesting that Jewish students are underrepresented in campus life.

October 4, 2016

In new collection of essays, scholars make the case for diversity as essential to higher education and society generally.

September 30, 2016

At a protest at East Tennessee State University, a white student shows up in a gorilla mask and taunts black students by dangling bananas at them.

September 29, 2016

After controversial remarks about reproduction at one conference and gay people at another, scholarly groups consider whether they have an obligation to apologize for what was said or whether doing so constitutes censorship.

September 27, 2016

A black student at Prairie State College says he was racially profiled on his way to class by a campus police officer. A dismissive response from the chair of the college's board draws criticism.

September 26, 2016

Blackface photos, tweets about lynching, swastikas and slurs roil campuses. Students rally against those incidents, which experts say aren't new but are finally getting attention. National anthem protests spread.

September 21, 2016

Belmont kicks out freshman who used slur and suggested that black National Football League athletes who raised their fists during national anthem "need a damn bullet in their head."

September 19, 2016

Beyond well-funded individual campus initiatives aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minority faculty members, experts urge collaboration across institutions and within disciplines.

September 19, 2016

Racist chalkings and phone threats criticize Bethany College in Kansas over its leader's family and its efforts to diversify student body.

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