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Diverse Docket: Court Rules Kankakee CC Did Not Violate Religious Rights

Diverse Docket: Court Rules Kankakee CC Did Not Violate Religious Rights

by By Eric Freedman | January 17, 2017 An Illinois community college did not violate the religious rights of a student excluded from i Read more
Diverse Docket: Appeals Court Backs Lamar Institute of Technology

Diverse Docket: Appeals Court Backs Lamar Institute of Technology

by Eric Freedman | December 13, 2016
Lamar Institute of Technology reasonably accommodated a former student with memory problems cau [...] Read more
How HBCUs Can Better Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities

How HBCUs Can Better Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities

by Joy Banks, Antonio L. Ellis and Robert Palmer | December 8, 2016
A dearth of research has explored the experiences and need of students with disabilities at HBC [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

by Eric Freedman | November 17, 2016
A tenure-track history faculty member whose contract wasn’t renewed after one year has lost h [...] Read more
Ex-Wichita State University Worker Files Discrimination Suit

Ex-Wichita State University Worker Files Discrimination Suit

by Associated Press | October 19, 2016
WICHITA, Kan. ― A former Wichita State University administrative assistant filed a federal la [...] Read more
Miami University of Ohio, Feds Complete Agreement in Blind Student’s Case

Miami University of Ohio, Feds Complete Agreement in Blind Student’s Case

by Associated Press | October 17, 2016
CINCINNATI ― Federal authorities said Monday they have completed an agreement with Miami Univ [...] Read more

Gallaudet University Inaugurates President Roberta Cordano

by Catherine Morris | October 2, 2016
Gallaudet University inaugurated its first deaf female president on Friday afternoon. [...] Read more
University of Alaska Southeast Students Using Disability Services Quintuples from 2008

University of Alaska Southeast Students Using Disability Services Quintuples from 2008

by Associated Press | August 16, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska ―The number of students using disability services at the University of Alaska [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: Professor’s Bias Suit Against John Jay College Rejected

Diverse Docket: Professor’s Bias Suit Against John Jay College Rejected

by Eric Freedman | July 27, 2016
A federal judge has rejected a race discrimination and retaliation suit by an African-American [...] Read more
UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

by Associated Press | February 11, 2016
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure [...] Read more
Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

by Associated Press | February 1, 2016
CINCINNATI ― A judge is to hear final details of an agreement to settle a blind student’ [...] Read more
School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

by Associated Press | January 5, 2016
CLEVELAND ― Kent State University in northeast Ohio has agreed to pay two former students $10 [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: African-American Student Loses Bias Suit Against Valparaiso

by Eric Freedman | November 22, 2015
An African-American nursing student who was dismissed for low grades has lost her racial discri [...] Read more
MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

by Associated Press | October 18, 2015
MINOT, N.D. — Minot State University has received nearly $290,000 in federal funds to help yo [...] Read more

Minorities Less Likely To Be Identified as Disabled

by Lydia Lum | June 29, 2015
Racial and language minority students in elementary and middle school are less likely than thei [...] Read more
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