Mar 15, 2018
Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.


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December 7, 2017

A professor is set to challenge his termination over sexual harassment next week as another across the country was placed on leave. On yet another campus, students celebrate the recent departure of a professor found to have committed misconduct.

December 7, 2017

Max Planck is latest European institution to embrace hiring strategy that limits certain openings to female candidates.

December 7, 2017

Author discusses his new book about disability and higher education -- a work that is highly critical of academe.

December 5, 2017

Nazi-style posters and images at Southern Methodist are the latest examples of white nationalists feeling bolder at colleges and universities.

December 5, 2017

The organization has received a donation from the National Football League, which is trying to end a protest movement by many black players.

December 1, 2017

Texas State's president calls an opinion piece published by the student newspaper "racist." Others have demanded the paper's funding be pulled. Minority students defend the publication and say their views are being squelched.

November 29, 2017

Controversial speaker arrested at UConn over altercation with audience member in talk many on campus denounced as racist.

November 22, 2017

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.

November 21, 2017

Federal jury awards $1.165 million, finding discrimination in tenure denial by Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

November 21, 2017

Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association.


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