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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June 29, 2017

Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus.

June 28, 2017

Trump administration’s top two enforcers of civil rights laws for education promise college lawyers timelier, fairer treatment, but vow no “retreat” on anti-discrimination enforcement.

June 26, 2017

California’s ban on using state funds to travel to Texas highlights the dilemma facing national groups with meetings scheduled to take place there.

June 23, 2017

On same day Atlanta newspaper exposes decades KKK influence on the culture and activities of Wesleyan College, the women's institution publicly apologizes and acknowledges its past for first time.

June 20, 2017

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

June 19, 2017

OCR issues new guidance that clear way for investigating some cases of transgender bias, but advocates for transgender students say the document is inadequate.

June 13, 2017

A student at SMU said she was unfairly suspended for putting up fliers to respond to racist posters on campus.

June 12, 2017

Many find her claim about “unsettled law” to be dubious and an abdication of her agency's civil rights responsibilities.

June 8, 2017

Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.

June 8, 2017

We in higher education must make it easier for first-generation students to find staff and faculty members who are dedicated to improving such students’ chances of graduation, argues Judith S. White.

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