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Sep 16, 2015
Resignation and litigation at Stanford point to complications when an administrator has a relationship with a faculty member in his or her unit, but few colleges have formal policies about such situations.


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.

July 2, 2012

A Nevada community college student files a federal lawsuit over explicitly sexual class assignments and alleged harassment.

June 14, 2012

Members of the American Association for Affirmative Action discuss their views -- as the Supreme Court gets ready to consider a key case.

April 17, 2012

Supreme Court will decide on whether less expensive, foreign-made editions of textbooks can be lawfully sold to thrifty U.S. students.


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