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DEI Isn’t Scary; Political Purges Are

Layoffs of dozens of employees who previously held DEI-related roles at UT Austin leave students and the state worse off, Ryan A. Miller writes.

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Lincoln Alumni Outraged by Reinstatement of President

An investigation cleared Lincoln University of Missouri’s president of charges he’d bullied an administrator who died by suicide. Some alumni and students object to his return.

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Higher Ed Pay for Many Exceeds Inflation Rate

Despite getting raises this year, faculty and staff buying power is lower than it was before the pandemic.

White Professor Wins Discrimination Lawsuit Against St. Louis HBCU

A white professor recently won $750,000 in a lawsuit against Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis after accusing the historically...
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Higher Ed Workers Seek to Coordinate Nationally

A group called Higher Ed Labor United is trying to overcome the silos that divide unions and keep them from working together against the many threats to colleges and universities.

Switching Off From Work: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Jane Gifkins, a research fellow at Griffith University, examines the benefits of switching off after...

Equal Opportunity Insecurity, Regardless of Race or Gender

An essay on being aware of one's weaknesses was marred by a focus on diversity, not humanity.