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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.

Booklets

"The Next Generation of Students" is a new compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed. You may download a free copy here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors led a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern. To view the on-demand video, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part by support from Workday.

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January 16, 2019

Longtime Stanford English professor says he's stepping down from a teaching a Native American literature course after students complained he was culturally insulting and possibly unqualified.

January 15, 2019

Roman Catholic colleges have some of the most open curricula among religious institutions. But that didn't stop Franciscan University from banning a book that portrays the Virgin Mary as sexual -- and ousting a department chair for teaching it.

January 14, 2019

Can “light-touch, targeted feedback” to students via email improve their perceptions of and performance in a class? New research says in some cases the answer is yes.

January 14, 2019

University agrees to review whether any programs or scholarships discriminate illegally against men, but legal experts say programs reserved for women are legal.

January 14, 2019

Colleges can dramatically improve success rates of low-income, first-generation students by working across units, argue Adrianna Kezar and Elizabeth Holcombe.

January 11, 2019

New cookbook from the Modern Language Association celebrates the subtle and not-so-subtle links between literature, food and drink.

January 10, 2019

Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings.

January 8, 2019

Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

January 7, 2019

Racist comments directed at a scholar at a disciplinary meeting floor classicists in the room. Some see it as a major setback for a historically exclusionary field that is trying hard to change.

January 7, 2019

Research panels, professional awards, job interviews, networking and "the list"? Female historians circulate a secret document of alleged bad actors during their major annual conference.

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