A Clash of Rights

Smart Title: 
Appeals court ruling on right of public university to apply anti-bias rule to fraternity stuns many -- and could extend far beyond Greek life.

Student, Interrupted

Smart Title: 
An Eastern Illinois student with post-traumatic stress disorder was essentially forced out of college after having a flashback in class.

When 'Not Gay' is 'Not OK'

Smart Title: 

We come from old Virginia,
Where all is bright and gay.

The Power of Pink

Smart Title: 
The controversy over the University of Iowa's locker room for visiting football teams -- painted pink -- resurfaces.

Political Explosion on Undocumented Students

Smart Title: 
Furor in North Carolina -- over rights of immigrants to enroll, even without any state subsidy -- illustrates the tinderbox this issue has become.

Meditation Room or Mosque?

Smart Title: 
Minnesota community college attracts controversy for tailoring its meditation space to Muslim students' needs.

The Right to be Readmitted?

Smart Title: 
A white law student with disabilities sues because she wasn't allowed back after failing to meet minimum grade requirements -- when she says other students, mainly minorities, were.

'Stumbling Blocks' to a Saudi Collaboration

Smart Title: 

When American colleges propose forging collaborations or building campuses in places like Abu Dhabi or Dubai, questions about human rights and whether gender, religion or sexuality could limit access or opportunities are never far behind. In most cases (though not all), colleges succeed in largely quelling those concerns when it comes to operating in the United Arab Emirates.

But what about in Saudi Arabia?

AWOL on Civil Rights?

Smart Title: 
Black college leaders charge Education Department is ignoring the way duplicative programs, which hurt their institutions, are being set up.

Divorce: Grounds for Dismissal

Smart Title: 
At Wheaton in Illinois, a professor resigns to avoid being fired under college policy on marriage.


Subscribe to RSS - Discrimination
Back to Top