Discrimination

Charles Sykes takes higher education to task once again with a new book

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Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

Following summer of shootings and protests, campus officials urge unity

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After a tense summer nationally, and fearing a return of campus protests, college officials call for a peaceful start to the academic year.

Northwestern joins Harvard in urging exclusive clubs to open up their membership

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Colleges are asking if there's still a place on campus for student groups with limits on who may join.

Both houses of Tennessee Legislature vote to bar use of state funds for university diversity office

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Tennessee Legislature votes to cut all state funds for office that promotes diversity at state's flagship university, where students walked out of class to oppose the legislation.

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.

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