When Adrian College threatened to cut history and more, alumni organized

Adrian College planned to terminate history, philosophy, religion and more -- until graduates organized to stop it. Faculty members still don't understand why the programs were threatened.

University of Chicago English faculty prioritizes Black studies graduate students for 2021


University of Chicago English says it's only admitting Black studies Ph.D. candidates for 2021 admissions cycle, citing Black Lives Matter and the field's complicated history with regard to race.

More allegations of racial fraud in academe

Jessica Krug resigns from George Washington as a graduate student from her alma mater also admits to being dishonest about racial identity.

Scholars on strike for racial justice


Academics across the U.S. strike and teach for racial justice and an end to police violence against people of color.

Professor suspended for saying Chinese word that sounds like an English slur

Professor suspended for saying a Chinese word that sounds like a racial slur in English.

Prominent scholar outs herself as white just as she faced exposure for claiming to be Black

Prominent scholar outs herself as white just as she faced exposure for presenting herself as Black.

Iowa grad students and faculty stage 'sickout' to protest campus reopening plan


University of Iowa students and faculty members stage “sickout” to protest campus reopening plan.

Colleges want professors to stay mum on student COVID-19 cases

When it comes to their students testing positive for COVID-19, professors say they have a right to know and share the information how they deem appropriate. Colleges want to keep those cases close to the vest.

Professors plan to strike for racial justice

Professors are planning a work stoppage and virtual, public teach-in on police violence and racism next month.

Women's journal submission rates continue to fall

Women's journal submission rates fell as their caring responsibilities jumped due to COVID-19. Without meaningful interventions, the trend is likely to continue.


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