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Jan 30, 2015
Steven Salaita's long-anticipated lawsuit against the U. of Illinois includes a twist: in addition to administrators, he's suing the donors he says interfered in his job at the university.

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March 12, 2013

Campus leaders are unduly optimistic about likely fate of race-conscious admissions, Richard Kahlenberg writes. He predicts Supreme Court decision will bolster role of socioeconomic class.

February 15, 2013

A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.

February 8, 2013

A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.

January 28, 2013

With two high-profile higher education cases under consideration, labor board says it will carry on as usual despite an appeals court's ruling that calls into question the legitimacy of its appointees.

January 17, 2013

Faculty advocates and disability law experts question physical requirements included in many of Azusa Pacific University's job ads.

December 18, 2012

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

December 18, 2012

With several high-profile disputes recently settled, and another in litigation, questions arise about university's commitment to diversity and academic freedom, as well as its tenure process.

December 12, 2012

In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.

October 22, 2012

In lawsuit drawing to a close after six years, supporters of Maryland's historically black colleges raise anew question of state obligations to students and to institutions.

July 18, 2012

New study suggests that if Supreme Court bars consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions, consequences could be significant in graduate education.

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