Professions

U of Oregon suspends professor who wore blackface to party

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University of Oregon suspends faculty member while investigating her conduct at a Halloween party. Many of her colleagues demand she resign. Legally, can she be sanctioned?

U of Tennessee investigating a professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina

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U of Tennessee investigates professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina.

Study examines bystander behavior in cyberbullying cases

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A study on bystander behavior and cyberbullying raises questions about student behavior in large online courses.

A professor fails his entire class and his university intervenes

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Professor at Texas A&M at Galveston was so frustrated with students' performance that he told them he wouldn't pass anyone and that he was done with them. Administrators had other ideas.

Accreditation snag delays Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program

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Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

Unusual sexual harassment case at Northwestern U. brings out advocates of student indemnification

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Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.

Image of Trump sets off dispute at Stanford

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Professor says university wouldn’t let her print image of Donald Trump -- from recording where he talked about assaulting women -- for an academic conference on Title IX. Amid growing attention to dispute, university relents.

Proposed UNC policy would keep academic centers from taking part in lawsuits

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UNC board members want law school’s civil rights center to be barred from lawsuits and suing the state -- which the center has done with success in the past.

Colleges award tenure

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The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities.

Clover Park Technical College

  • David Bahrt, nursing
  • Kevin Kildun, counselor

Ramapo College of New Jersey

University of Oregon finds that professor who wore blackface to party violated anti-harassment policies

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University releases report on actions of law professor that stunned campus and prompted calls for her dismissal. Professor -- and others -- object to findings.

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