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Diversity
Jun 15, 2015
Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

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May 21, 2014

Law school group settles suit by Justice Department by agreeing to no longer identify test-takers who receive extra time due to a disability -- and to streamline process of getting extra time.

April 16, 2014
  • Donald Bachand, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Saginaw Valley State University, in Michigan, has been promoted to president there.
  • Elizabeth Davis, executive vice president and provost of Baylor University, in Texas, has been chosen as president of Furman University, in South Carolina.
December 13, 2013

Naropa professor, suspended for not speaking at all, even in class, says he's being punished for speaking out previously about diversity issues.

September 16, 2013

A professor's e-mail to students he thought were minority raises the question of whether help should ever be offered only to that subset of a course's students.

August 27, 2013

While many colleges have not yet felt the effects of sequestration, federal spending cuts could be destructive for tribally controlled colleges.

July 18, 2013

A new study exhibits the internal struggles of African-American students who attend predominantly white universities.

June 25, 2013

New federal designation for institutions that serve Asian-American and Pacific Islander students could significantly aid low-income students in those groups, a study finds --- but funding for those colleges lags.

December 18, 2012

Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.

November 28, 2012

Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.

January 31, 2012

Neumann University's payments to Canadian athletes land it two years of NCAA probation.

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