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Jan 07, 2020
What happens when racial incidents are viewed differently by students who experience them in real time and administrators who try to address the incidents after the fact? At American University, the answer is complicated.

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May 29, 2019

Scholar at Louisiana College says administration has refused to act after dean said women have turned their bodies into a "crack house" and advised female students to "mow your lawn."

May 28, 2019

A professor's department found she was paid less than men were, unfairly, for failing to go out and get other offers. A judge said that didn't matter.

May 20, 2019

In commencement address, business executive says he will repay the debt of all 396 graduates.

May 15, 2019

Data point to the intersection of race and class in who gets ahead educationally -- regardless of academic talent. Spoiler alert: it helps to be wealthy and white.

May 14, 2019

Muslim students who observe Ramadan have found themselves fasting during the most stressful time of the academic year. How are colleges helping them?

May 13, 2019

Shawna Shapiro explores the results of interviews with dozens of students on the topic and some of the surprises she encountered.

May 7, 2019

Massachusetts Democrat’s student debt forgiveness plan explicitly addresses racial disparities in student debt, an unusual step for a presidential campaign proposal.

April 30, 2019

Editors discuss new volume of essays on the ways higher education is changing because of issues of race, gender and sexuality -- and how they think higher ed needs to change even more.

April 30, 2019

Want to know how to handle a Me Too-related incident and related public relations snafu? Don't ask the Society for American Archaeology.

April 30, 2019

Students at Swarthmore -- angry over reports of sexual violence and leaks of internal fraternity emails -- are demanding administrators kick out Greek groups.

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