Diversity

 
Dec 13, 2017
University of Arkansas professors want to stall a vote on system policy changes they say would upend the definition of tenure. Many fear the system is trying to focus on the vague concept of collegiality.

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August 28, 2017

At Chapel Hill, students stage sit-in around controversial statue. At Randolph, a statue comes down. At Georgia, a portrait comes down.

August 25, 2017

Political science association’s annual jobs report shows big year-over-year dip.

August 23, 2017

Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted.

August 22, 2017

Study of top public universities finds limited faculty diversity, yet signs of progress -- except for African-Americans in STEM.

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

August 21, 2017

One says he was kicked out of Pensacola Christian after showing up to the Robert E. Lee statue after the protest with a Confederate flag. Another says he is leaving Boston U over threats for having attended.

August 21, 2017

Duke removes statue of Robert E. Lee. University of Texas will remove statues of Lee and 3 other Confederate leaders. Bowdoin removes plaque honoring Confederate alumni and Jefferson Davis.

August 17, 2017

At some colleges, a debate is revived. In some states, laws will make change difficult.

August 17, 2017

Experts say University of Florida and Texas A&M can point to security threats post-Charlottesville to justify blocking appearances.

August 16, 2017

Experts say they understand why university presidents want to keep people away from white supremacist events, but they have a tough sell on campus.

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