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University of Arkansas Dissolves DEI Office

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will eliminate its diversity, equity and inclusion division and reallocate its staff and resources...
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Houston Dean Accused of Racial, LGBTQ Harassment

Two preliminary investigation reports allege “microaggressions, slights, double entendre and boorish behavior.”

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Parent PLUS Loans a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ for Black Families

As more families with fewer resources turn to Parent PLUS loans to afford higher education, policy makers need to seek broader reforms to improve college affordability, a new study says.

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A New Legal Strategy in Sexual Assault Cases

When the victim of a campus sexual assault faced a counterclaim by her alleged attacker, she sued him for “abuse of the Title IX process," in what experts say is a new approach.

Students Trust Professors More Than Presidents or DEI Officers on Dealing With Racism

A survey of students by Edelman found that they trust professors more than their presidents or DEI officers “when it...
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Increasing Women’s Representation in STEM Fields

Leaders in academe hold several keys to correct the well-documented tendency to undervalue women’s work, writes Nina Gray.

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Controversy Mars Connecticut College Hire

Connecticut College hired a trustee as interim president after a search led by another trustee’s firm. Now faculty are raising concerns about the opaque process.

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Mayo Threatens Firing Professor for Interviews—and Idioms

A longtime faculty member at the medical school is being threatened with termination after interviews he gave to CNN and The New York Times.