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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November 10, 2017

President of higher ed research group documents white dominance in the academy and urges scholars to use their work to help disenfranchised people.

November 10, 2017

After finding illegal discrimination against Maryland’s historically black colleges and their students, a judge orders a proposed fix. But it doesn’t include the controversial idea of transferring programs from traditionally white institutions.

November 10, 2017

Knox College pulls the plug on a planned production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan over concerns about race.

November 9, 2017

Professor’s essay about being harassed and raped by her late adviser sparks calls for public acknowledgment of the reasons for his past suspension from Stanford and the renaming of a disciplinary society mentorship award that bore his name.

November 8, 2017

Study finds male Ph.D. candidates submit and publish papers at much higher rates than women, even at the same institution. One factor is that women teach more during their Ph.D. programs and men serve more often as research assistants.

November 7, 2017

In September, a student at Monroe Community College posted a racist tweet. It’s November, and the faculty union and the administration are still in conflict over the institution’s response.

November 7, 2017

Editors discuss new book about a push by many Christian colleges to diversify their institutions.

November 6, 2017

Indiana appeals court sides with Purdue Calumet in professor’s free speech lawsuit.

November 3, 2017

A student was expelled for allegedly harassing her roommate at the University of Hartford. How can other colleges prevent a similar situation from occurring?

November 3, 2017

Neither Penn State nor Johns Hopkins’s Peabody Institute enjoyed particularly strong shared governance within the last decade. Recent reform efforts hold promise.


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