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Is the N-word simply to be avoided, or is Emory wrong to suspend a law professor who used it?

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Emory is investigating a law professor who used the slur in a torts class about a case involving the word "Negro."

Philosophers object to a journal's publication 'TERF,' in reference to some feminists. Is it really a slur?

Philosophers object to a journal's publication of a term referring to radical feminists who don't necessarily count trans women among their ranks. Is it a slur?

AAUP: Purdue Global gets to decide who owns faculty work

AAUP releases a nondisclosure agreement professors must sign that appears to bar them from sharing much of anything or criticizing the program after they leave.

Some say the particulars of the Ronell harassment case are moot, in that it all comes down to power

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The messy NYU case -- in which a feminist scholar is accused, and in which evidence continues to come out -- morphs into a debate about academic stars.

Goucher College says it's eliminating liberal arts programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down

College says it's eliminating programs such as math, physics and religion, in attempt to keep costs down.

Major higher education research journal suspending submissions to clear out two-year backlog

A major higher education research journal is suspending submissions to clear out a two-year backlog. Some see this case pointing to broad problems in academic publishing, such as the unwillingness of many scholars to review papers.

Former professor at New School accuses it of failing to live up to its own progressive reputation

A former professor at the New School accuses it of failing to live up to its own progressive reputation, denying her tenure for her work on diversity.

AAUP opposes efforts in some states to get academics to pledge not to support BDS movement against Israel

AAUP opposes efforts in some states to get academics to disavow movement regarding Israel. Group also opposes recent government action against American pro-BDS scholar.

What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates return to the basics

What's a general education? Book by noted literary critic advocates a return to the basics.

In the face of criticism that he's a Holocaust victim blamer, co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people

Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice.

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