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Conservative Professors: Where’s Our Inclusion on Campus?

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 14, 2017
In the academy, liberal or far-left professors outnumber their ideologically opposite colleague [...] Read more

Swift Congressional Action on Gangs, Slow Response on Dreamers

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 13, 2017
A growing chorus of criticism is being levied at Congress for failing to pass legislation that [...] Read more

UVA Dean Explores Meaning of Nontraditional Leadership

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 12, 2017
Scott Beardsley’s book seeks to quantify how many of today’s college presidents are conside [...] Read more

Another DeVos Commencement Invitation Meets Resistance

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 11, 2017
Days after University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke announced that U.S. Secretary of E [...] Read more

Upcoming Conference to Focus on Crisis in Education

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 10, 2017
Thousands are expected to gather in Cincinnati later this month for the annual meeting of ASALH [...] Read more

DeVos to Overhaul Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assaults

by Catherine Morris | September 7, 2017
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said that existing federal guidelines on campus sexual assault [...] Read more

Sweet Briar Preparing for Fresh Start

by Catherine Morris | September 6, 2017
Sweet Briar College, an all-women’s school located in the Virginia foothills of the Blue Ridg [...] Read more

Trump Puts Future of DACA in Hands of Congress

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 5, 2017
President Donald J. Trump’s decision to rescind DACA Tuesday drew swift and scathing criticis [...] Read more

As DACA Decision Looms, Trump’s Direction Becomes Clear

by Joseph Hong | September 4, 2017
After months of suspense, Politico reported Sunday evening that President Trump will be termina [...] Read more

Congressman Plans Bill to Push Colleges to Deal with Hate Crimes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 31, 2017
In an effort to clamp down on hate crimes on campus, Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Maryland, announced [...] Read more

DeVos Hires Former DeVry Official to Lead Enforcement Unit

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 30, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision to appoint a new chief enforcement officer [...] Read more

Interim NAACP President says Civil Rights Group Remains Relevant

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 29, 2017
Arguing that President Donald J. Trump has emboldened white supremacists to “walk in public w [...] Read more

Religious Leaders March Against Trump Direction

by Catherine Morris | August 28, 2017
Sikhs and Buddhist monks, rabbis, reverends and ministers rallied in the nation’s capital Mon [...] Read more

Youth Advocates Warily Await DACA Fate

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 27, 2017
Advocates for immigrant youth spent the weekend speaking out against rumored plans by President [...] Read more

Colleges Utilizing Web Tool to Curb Sexual Assaults

by Tiffany Pennamon | August 24, 2017
Dr. Penny Smith created Keys to Coping, an online sexual assault reporting tool, hoping to tran [...] Read more