Apr 19, 2019
Concordia U's Liberal Arts College, in Canada, wanted conservative scholar Harvey Mansfield to speak at an alumni gala -- until it didn't. But revoking Mansfield's invite didn't settle an internal debate.


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February 12, 2019

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

February 11, 2019

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

February 11, 2019

The racism of old yearbooks at the University of Richmond is real and still creates pain, writes Eric Anthony Grollman. But the university is studying and learning from the bigotry of its past.

February 11, 2019

Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.

February 11, 2019

Resident assistants at University of Michigan are worried about not being able to remove racist or other offensive language from dormitory doors. Officials say they can't suppress free expression.

February 8, 2019

As images continue to be uncovered, colleges are forced to confront reality that institutions were hostile to black people and others -- well after they desegregated.

February 8, 2019

Judge says university cannot deny recognition because of antigay rules. But decision says main flaw at Iowa is inconsistent enforcement, not the rules themselves.

February 7, 2019

Tenure is again at risk in Iowa. Some scholars say legislators should study their own history, since a case during World War II is to many experts a classic example of why protecting academic freedom matters.

February 6, 2019

Division, investigations, faculty departures … What is going on in Hope College's music department, where students value those who have left?

February 6, 2019

Leader of a Canadian university upsets some students and professors with analysis of blackface incidents in higher education.


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