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Dec 04, 2018
U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

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December 4, 2018

U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

June 18, 2018

Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity.

May 18, 2018

University of Denver settles with the EEOC, agreeing to pay $2.66 million to seven female law professors who alleged gender-based pay discrimination.

August 11, 2017

Higher ed sees a round of faculty terminations and resignations over allegations of sexual misconduct: Could institutions be cracking down on even big-name professors?

July 18, 2017

New study of harassment of graduate students by faculty members suggests that the problem is worse -- both in level of offense and prevalence of repeat offenders -- than many believe.

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 7, 2017

Federal appeals court revives professor’s case against Texas Tech, which he says retaliated against him over his anti-tenure views.

April 6, 2017

United Educators reviewed 1,000 incidents of campus sexual assault and found that, in cases with litigation, the claims can cost institutions an average of $350,000.

March 6, 2017

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have a similar leadership style, writes Charlie Tyson, and public reaction to it says a good deal about how our society pigeonholes women with power.

June 24, 2016

The Supreme Court ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, is disappointing, writes Roger Clegg, but it leaves plenty of room for future challenges to racial preference policies.

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