Jul 14, 2020
Study finds the concept of faculty fit in hiring is vague and potentially detrimental to diversity efforts.


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June 20, 2019

University of Central Arkansas library celebrated Pride month with sign featuring quote by Lady Gaga. President ordered quote removed. His explanation angered many on campus.

June 11, 2019

Rochester Institute of Technology has become a model for helping students on the spectrum with academics and their careers.

June 10, 2019

Oberlin College ordered to pay $11 million to local bakery after jury finds college libeled its owners and interfered with business relationships when some students accused it of mistreating black students.

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.


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