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Sep 15, 2021
In a long-running case, a federal appeals court orders Southeastern Oklahoma State University to rehire and award tenure to a professor who says she was denied tenure and fired for transitioning to a woman.

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September 15, 2021

In a long-running case, a federal appeals court orders Southeastern Oklahoma State University to rehire and award tenure to a professor who says she was denied tenure and fired for transitioning to a woman.

July 30, 2021

Garrett Felber maintains he was let go for his politics and outspokenness but that he’s ready to move on. Concerns linger about the climate for academic freedom on campus.

June 17, 2020

Religious colleges say Supreme Court decision finding that federal antidiscrimination law protects LGBTQ employees could open their policies up to challenge.

November 25, 2019

Former student sues seminary, claiming it expelled her after it obtained tax information -- shared for financial aid purposes -- indicating she was in a same-sex marriage.

March 14, 2019

Federal appellate court decision could make it harder for adjuncts to form unions at private institutions, especially those adjuncts who want more of a say in institutional decision making.

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.

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