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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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February 5, 2019

Colleges and universities in Virginia and elsewhere, struggling with histories tied to slavery and the Confederacy, are forced by the scandal involving the governor's yearbook to consider the spewing of hatred in contemporary times.

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

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?

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.

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.

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