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Oct 29, 2020
Furman professor resigns suddenly after an anonymous critic outs her as white, not Chicana, as she'd claimed.

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October 29, 2020

Furman professor resigns suddenly after an anonymous critic outs her as white, not Chicana, as she'd claimed.

October 29, 2020

Since the last recession, the U.S. has made little progress on the funding gap for colleges that serve disproportionate shares of students of color. That gap may widen as the country heads into another recession.

October 28, 2020

Black campus leaders say their careers can be deeply rewarding, even as they are taxing. So why are Black employees so sharply underrepresented at the top ranks of the higher education ecosystem?

October 27, 2020

Black workers at universities are among the most vulnerable people on campuses. But they often are left out of conversations about racial justice.

October 23, 2020

Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes. Some colleges are just starting to address these issues.

October 21, 2020

A college counselor considers our series on the Black experience.

October 20, 2020

For faculty of color to accept a job at an isolated college often means a sort of social suicide, writes Ulises Ali Mejias, who offers a possible solution.

October 7, 2020

Some institutions have begun to cancel diversity, equity and inclusion programs in response to a Trump order. Critics say the order is censorship.

September 25, 2020

A letter writer challenges an essayist's conclusions and questions why the piece got published.

September 25, 2020

The controversy over a white professor passing herself off as Black reveals an underlying contradiction in how we view race, Peter C. Herman writes.

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October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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