Discrimination

U of Wisconsin student pulled from class, arrested for anti-racist graffiti

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U of Wisconsin police pull black student from class to arrest him for allegedly spray-painting anti-racist messages across campus, prompting criticism that university cares more about graffiti than bigotry.

Survey finds nearly 1 in 10 freshmen plan on participating in campus protests

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Annual survey of incoming college freshmen finds interest in student activism at all-time high, especially among black students.

Oberlin's president refuses to negotiate with student list of demands

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Faced with 14 pages of demands by black students, he says that he won't respond to "any document that explicitly rejects the notion of collaborative engagement."

Politician proposes law to prevent harassers being passed from one institution to another

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U.S. representative shares a previously confidential report about sexual harassment by an astronomy professor who went on to teach elsewhere and announces plan to require colleges to tell other institutions about such findings.

Experts consider what the protests over racial tensions mean

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As anger over race relations leads to rallies, sit-ins and several prominent resignations of administrators, experts consider the messages, the tactics and the backlash.

Protests over campus race relations spread to more campuses

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At Ithaca, demanding a president's resignation; at Vanderbilt, seeking a professor's ouster; online, sharing what it means to be #BlackOnCampus.

U of Texas will require finalists for administrator positions to include women and minorities

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U of Texas System will mandate that searches for all administrator positions -- from deans on up -- include a female or minority candidate in the final interview round.

Hiring materials for Kean U's campus in China raise questions about whether institution is upholding antidiscrimination principles abroad

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Two job ads for Kean U's campus in China state preference for Chinese Communist Party members, while the standard employment application requests information regarding political affiliation and personal details that are generally illegal to ask for under U.S. antidiscrimination law.

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.

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