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Michigan State has closed its women's lounge. A male professor at another university complained about it, but many female students at the university want it back.

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October 1, 2015

Two new reports raise concerns about attempts “to silence advocacy for Palestinian rights” on campuses.

September 16, 2015

Historically black North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State U, which aims to increase its enrollment by nearly 50 percent over the next decade, is one of several HBCUs that see online education as a way to grow.

September 15, 2015

At Sacramento State, student says she was kicked out of class for insisting that Native Americans were victims of genocide. As incident is investigated, debate grows over whether she was treated unfairly -- and how to handle classroom discussions of this sort.

August 19, 2015

U of Alabama sorority faces questions for a recruitment video that appears to suggest it is a home for attractive white women only -- but the video is hardly unique among sorority recruiting efforts in emphasizing blondes in bathing suits over time in the library.

July 16, 2015

Pundits overwhelming portray student activists as oversensitive whiners. Don't buy the hype, Michelle Minter argues: they are raising real issues on campuses.

May 28, 2015

At international education meeting, speakers discuss ways to attract nonwhite and low-income students.

May 4, 2015

Duke punishes, but lets return to campus, the student who placed a noose on a tree. In student's apology, he claims ignorance of the meaning of a noose -- an explanation that only some on campus accept.

April 1, 2015

College leaders have gotten speedier and more severe in taking action against students linked to racist incidents. Critics fear due process is being eroded.

March 19, 2015

Photograph of U.Va. student leader, after encounter with state police, renews debate about race and law enforcement.

March 19, 2015

The same fraternity in the national spotlight for a racist video was involved in incidents against American Indians in the 1990's -- and Indians question whether the university is doing enough to boost minority recruitment.

 

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