Diversity

 
Feb 15, 2019
A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.

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November 5, 2018

Over 10 days, posters have appeared at nine American campuses.

October 30, 2018

Investigators concluded that the caller provided "legitimate, non-discriminatory" reason for calling campus police on a black student who was eating her lunch in a residence hall living room. Some question the findings.

October 29, 2018

As Jewish students grieve and organize vigils, their national organization discusses steps taken to assure their security. Two of those killed had ties to Pitt.

October 29, 2018

As Halloween approaches, another university grapples with blackface, just the latest of such incidents. And the (former) NBC host mischaracterized what a British university is doing about costumes.

October 26, 2018

Graduate student assistants at campuses across the U.S. are pushing for $15 per hour, what they call a minimum living wage. Many labor for far less, but Emory recently upped stipends to effectively meet that target.

October 25, 2018

AAUP says St. Edward's U flouted norms surrounding shared governance, due process and academic freedom when it dismissed two "squeaky wheel" professors and didn't renew a third. University says otherwise.

October 23, 2018

Author discusses her new book about what she sees as widespread misconceptions about the state of race relations in higher education.

October 22, 2018

Plan reportedly under consideration would bar any definition of sex other than that designated at birth. Transgender students could lose wide range of rights.

October 22, 2018

New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end.

October 18, 2018

University of Glasgow requires that female Ph.D. candidates have at least one woman on their doctoral examination panel. Some see move forcing “academic housework” on senior female academics.

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