University faces uproar over recording showing how teaching assistant was questioned over video debate on pronouns


University president apologizes after recording reveals how a graduate student was questioned over use of a video, which offended at least one student, of debate on nontraditional pronouns.

Canadian universities post large gains in international applications

A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.

At UBC, roiling from a president's resignation, board chair is accused of interfering in academic affairs

The board chair at the U of British Columbia objects to a professor's blog post on the president's sudden resignation -- fueling further concerns about that university's still unexplained leadership transition.

At Capilano U., administrators seize a sculpture caricaturing the president


At Canada's Capilano University, the administration confiscates a professor's work caricaturing the president on the grounds that it constitutes "harassment."

Clashes over religiously motivated gender segregation at Canadian, British campuses


If a student or group requests a gender-segregated setup for religious reasons, does the university have a responsibility to accommodate? 

An academic press sues a librarian, raising issues of academic freedom

A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.

Canada university's partnership with think tank raises academic freedom questions

Depending on whom you ask, York University's $30 million partnership with a think tank is either a sensible agreement or an attack on academic freedom.

Margaret Atwood column revives debate about an accused and fired professor


Column by author who is a feminist icon asks if she is a “bad feminist” -- and revives debate over whether a university inappropriately fired a noted novelist.

Several countries launch campaigns to recruit research talent from U.S. and elsewhere

Britain, Canada, France and Germany all launch funding programs to recruit foreign researchers. Will they succeed in capitalizing on perceptions of the U.S. as a less attractive place for research?

Canadian universities report surge in U.S. students committing to enroll

American students -- at record numbers -- are accepting offers of admissions from Canadian universities. So are students from other parts of the world.


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