Discrimination

Casting a Wide Net

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Dispute over economics job notices may point to larger battle over how colleges recruit diverse pools for faculty searches.

Religious Freedom or Bias?

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Christian college sues Pennsylvania for refusing to include jobs with religious requirements in state database.

Race and Careers

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English and language professors consider how who they are affects their jobs -- and who gets hired for which positions.

Little Talk of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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The U.S. Supreme Court may have unanimously squelched a First Amendment challenge on the part of law schools to a 1994 law tying federal funding to campus access for military recruiters back in March.

Economists Change Stance on Job Notices

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After criticism, association will allow colleges to indicate that they welcome applicants from specific underrepresented groups.

Twist on Harvard's Gender Battles

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An adjunct professor of landscape architecture at Harvard University who resigned Friday in a letter decrying the Graduate School of Design’s gender inequities -- including the landscape architecture department’s utter lack of a female tenure hire in its 106-year existence -- rescinded her resignation after the school’s dean and Harvard’s interim president, Derek C. Bok, convinced her to stay.

Gender Change Costs Dean a Job

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When a man started appearing as a woman, a religious college asserted its right to dismiss.

Criminals and Colleges in the Capital

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Campus leaders in Washington fight local legislation to extend anti-discrimination protections to ex-offenders.

Defeat for Affirmative Action

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Settlement forces 27 university programs for prospective journalism students to open admission to white applicants.

More Than a Mascot

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U. of Illinois retires chief -- and considers how bitter debate affected tolerance, diversity and institution's reputation.

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