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More Sanctions (and Debate) at Middlebury

College announces sanctions against 19 more students over their roles in disruption of Charles Murray lecture. Some professors -- at Middlebury and elsewhere -- continue to question whether punishment is appropriate.

Court Sides With Drug Legalization Group in Speech Dispute

U.S. appeals court says Iowa State can't bar a student group from using the university's logo when advocating for marijuana legalization.

Controversial Speech in a Polarized Climate

Activism and charged debate on campuses are certainly not new, but the intensity of the vitriol we’re seeing puts institutional leaders in unfamiliar territory, writes Kevin Kruger.

Collateral Damage

After a controversial humor magazine was denounced by University of California at San Diego administrators, the student government voted to stop funding all student media.

Casting a Wider Net

After criticism from some black college leaders, the legislation for Obama's free community college proposal includes a new grant program aimed at HBCUs and minority-serving institutions.

'American Sniper' Shut Down

Film called off at U of Maryland. Unlike debate at Michigan, the senior administration declines to step in.

Film and Free Speech

University of Michigan cancels, then revives showing of "American Sniper" after more than 200 students complain and nearly replaces it with the family film "Paddington."

Big Union Win

NLRB ruling could clear way for more collective bargaining -- of adjuncts and other faculty members -- at private colleges and universities.