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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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February 5, 2019

Recent controversy over email from Duke professor about Chinese students speaking Chinese in lounges reflects larger tensions in academe, experts say.

February 4, 2019

Hampton University alumni object to honor for the late president, noting his link to Reagan administration and the Willie Horton ad.

February 4, 2019

U of Georgia Ph.D. candidate in philosophy says he's under investigation for his comments about race -- now that donors are involved in the debate.

February 1, 2019

Association is accused of trying to silence an African American librarian who complained about hostile comments directed at her during the association’s midwinter meeting.

February 1, 2019

Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur's potential to throw learning off course, is it ever worth using in the classroom -- if it ever was?

January 31, 2019

Can a shift in the way candidates are evaluated eliminate bias based on gender, race and background?

January 29, 2019

Opposition came from those who said rules would be unfair to institutions in California and those that serve minority students.

January 28, 2019

A professor at Duke University steps down from her administrative role after sending an email to students suggesting they not speak Chinese in student lounge and study areas.

January 22, 2019

University says it is trying to balance the inspiration the murals gave to Roman Catholic immigrants more than a century ago and the pain the paintings create for Native Americans today.

January 17, 2019

Requiring that at least 40 percent of search committee members be female was followed by a drop in hiring of women, study found.

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