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Feb 26, 2020
Concordia College students are still angry about a white professor's use of a racial slur in a class several months ago. College administrators' seeming lack of response to the incident has not helped quell the outrage.

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March 25, 2020

Higher education has a tool to identify and address issues of inequality, writes Annika Olson, and more colleges and universities should use it.

February 26, 2020

Concordia College students are still angry about a white professor's use of a racial slur in a class several months ago. College administrators' seeming lack of response to the incident has not helped quell the outrage.

February 17, 2020

Louisville officials changed their minds about the free speech rights of a student who distributed anti-gay pamphlets at a LGBTQ Studies course. They have banned him from repeating his action.

February 17, 2020

The recent debate that a Martin Luther King Jr. Day writing contest has engendered does not render efforts at diversity, equity or inclusion irrelevant or bankrupt, Tobin Miller Shearer, the chair of the contest committee, writes.

February 14, 2020

After a complaint that many white students were using the University of Virginia's Multicultural Student Center, the administration emphasizes that all are allowed in the space.

February 7, 2020

The University of Louisville says administrators' hands are legally tied -- they cannot prevent a student from distributing anti-LGBTQ literature directly to LGBTQ students.

February 6, 2020

Syracuse grapples with how to meaningfully educate students about equity and inclusion.

February 6, 2020

The practice can promote diversity and inclusion if institutions have a willingness to take a creative approach to faculty recruitment and retention, argues Elizabeth S. Chilton.

January 30, 2020

A writing contest held at the University of Montana to honor MLK and encourage multi-racial dialogue went awry. Instead of helping bridge racial divides among students, it amplified them.

January 29, 2020

Transformational change -- a total restructuring -- is needed to disrupt embedded patterns and reorient campuses for a new student body, argues Adrianna Kezar.

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October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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