Discrimination

Philosophy association board reaches out to victims of sexual assault and harassment

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Disciplinary association issues open letter to victims of harassment and sexism, and calls for departments to promote equity. While some philosophers welcome the move, others doubt it will change anything.

AAAS pulls 'sexist' advice column amid outcry from readers

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AAAS pulls advice column telling a female postdoc to ignore her adviser's attempts to look down her shirt, amid outcry from scientists.

Some college leaders are responding quickly to racist and sexist incidents

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College leaders have gotten speedier and more severe in taking action against students linked to racist incidents. Critics fear due process is being eroded.

Several Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapters accused of racism in recent years

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U. of Oklahoma removes Sigma Alpha Epsilon from campus after video surfaces of members singing of pride in keeping black people out. But SAE remains at many campuses, despite hateful incident after hateful incident.

Historians discuss ways to engage students on Ferguson protests

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At annual meeting, historians discuss ways to engage students on protests in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere.

Oak Ridge calls off Southern accent 'reduction' class

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Amid criticism from employees, Oak Ridge National Laboratory calls off voluntary Southern accent "reduction" class.

Washington and Lee moves Confederate flags, apologizes for having owned slaves

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Washington and Lee U., named in part for a hero of the Confederacy, apologizes for having owned slaves and moves Confederate flags from near statue of Lee.

Academics who study white privilege experience attention and criticism

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Scholars fend off right-wing opposition as concept attracts mainstream attention.

A former ambassador to the Vatican moves to a new university after sexual harassment investigation

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After an investigation found he likely engaged in inappropriate conduct, a Catholic theologian and former ambassador to the Vatican moves from one Catholic university to another.

Duke and UNC debate changing names of buildings that honor racists

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U. of North Carolina and Duke consider wiping away the names of campus buildings that honor Ku Klux Klan leader and white supremacists.

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