Arts

College apologizes for recruiting to its pep band by attacking music majors

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Many music majors and music lovers were offended by Goldey-Beacom's mailing to high school students that said, "Heading off to college to major in music? Well, good luck with that!"

Rider University plows new ground with Westminster Choir College sale

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Rider University, once seen as a savior for Westminster Choir College, looks to sell the institution after groups raised their voices against relocation.

Salem State University, facing criticism from minority students, shutters art exhibit on election

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Salem State invited artists to create works inspired by election. Several paintings, created by critics of Trump, were intended to draw attention to oppression. But minority students were offended -- and university shuttered exhibit.

U of Kentucky will cover up and relocate a mural whose depiction of black people has upset many

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Responding to concerns of black students, U of Kentucky will shroud a fresco on the state's history.

At Capilano U., administrators seize a sculpture caricaturing the president

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At Canada's Capilano University, the administration confiscates a professor's work caricaturing the president on the grounds that it constitutes "harassment."

Kennesaw State orders museum to remove are on racist past of woman whose land was given to university

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Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

Professor of art history receives handwritten apology from President Obama

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President sends handwritten note affirming his respect for art history, and expressing regret over a recent quip about the discipline.

Could music students be more at risk for sexual misconduct by professors?

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Recent charges of sexual assault and harassment by music professors raise old questions about a "sinister trend" in the discipline. Experts blame a mix of cultural factors and unique windows of opportunity.

U of Central Florida reprimands art professor over allegedly demeaning comments

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University of Central Florida reprimands a long-serving professor of art for allegedly demeaning a student.

Top art schools partner with online education platform Kadenze

Elite U.S. and international programs are starting to offer online courses so they are more accessible and affordable -- and to attract new students to their campuses. 

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