Diversity

 
Jul 30, 2020
Political science professor at Converse College says he's facing termination for refusing to complete two diversity and antibias training modules.

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Archive

March 5, 2019

Major survey shows that professors worry about discrimination but aren't prepared to deal with classroom conflicts over diversity. Other findings touch on mentoring, pay and politics.

March 4, 2019

New video shows exactly what was said during a heated discussion at the annual gathering of classicists in January. Does it change anything?

March 1, 2019

University removed a student's satire website on race relations -- and restored it only after faced with legal pressure.

February 22, 2019

A Vanderbilt faculty member, considered a hero to many women in science, finds her once promising tenure bid has stalled.

February 18, 2019

Dickinson student's essay sets off intense debate there and elsewhere about who dominates classroom discussions. While piece has been pummeled in conservative blogosphere, issues related to who speaks in class concern many in academe.

February 18, 2019

Students have better educational outcomes in courses taught by those who have "growth mind-sets" than those who believe intelligence is fixed. For minority students, achievement gaps are cut in half.

February 15, 2019

A student's email stuns NYU's social work school, which admits that the incident reflects institutional racism.

February 14, 2019

Cornell officials acted instantly when an honoree at an event used the word "Negro." Many present were upset but praised the university for not ignoring what happened.

February 11, 2019

Resident assistants at University of Michigan are worried about not being able to remove racist or other offensive language from dormitory doors. Officials say they can't suppress free expression.

February 11, 2019

Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.

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