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A student protester at the University of Florida holds up a sign that says, "Politicians leave us alone."
Feb 07, 2023
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has a plan to defund diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at state institutions. His playbook is based on model legislation from the Manhattan Institute.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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August 2, 2022
Tensions between Queens College public safety officers and staff and faculty of color have led to accusations of racism and heightened fear and distrust on both sides.
August 1, 2022
A white professor of BIPOC history reflects on a disturbing development—a refusal to grant credit to scholars whose phenotype matches that of historical oppressors.
August 1, 2022
The Christian university is suing the Washington attorney general for investigating its anti-LGBTQ+ hiring practices, arguing it violates the institution’s First Amendment rights.
July 21, 2022
The math does not add up. DEI faculty hiring initiatives are but cheap talk without corresponding efforts to build the pipeline, Mariappan Jawaharlal writes.
July 13, 2022
Since the start of the pandemic, law school faculty members have gained proficiency in online teaching best practices and students have gained appreciation for hybrid and online learning options.
July 5, 2022
Following on his university’s first Juneteenth celebration, Thomas A. Parham reflects on how higher education can make substantive change to support Black excellence.
June 30, 2022
Gary May, Darryll Pines and Reggie DesRoches first met at the UC Berkeley College of Engineering in the 1980s. Now they all head up large research universities—and remain close friends.  
June 30, 2022
Race has been missing from conversations around academic integrity even though the issue is racialized through and through, Antar A. Tichavakunda writes.
June 27, 2022
Embracing a more flexible concept of time known as “crip time”—including when it comes to tenure clocks—would make higher ed more inclusive of scholars with disabilities, Darla Schumm writes.
June 23, 2022
To really understand institutional racism at the University of North Carolina, look to its governance, past and present, Timothy V. Kaufman-Osborn writes.

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