Higher Education News and Jobs
Ex-official’s Trial to Focus on Bias Claims Against Iowa AD

Ex-official’s Trial to Focus on Bias Claims Against Iowa AD

by Ryan J. Foley and Luke Meredith, Associated Press | April 16, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — The former associate athletic director at the University of Iowa will squa [...] Read more
Transgender University Employees Sue Over Insurance Cuts

Transgender University Employees Sue Over Insurance Cuts

by Cara Lombardo, Associated Press | April 9, 2017
MADISON, Wis. — Two transgender University of Wisconsin employees are suing the state’s ins [...] Read more
Court: Civil Rights Law Prohibits Discrimination of LGBT

Court: Civil Rights Law Prohibits Discrimination of LGBT

by Michael Tarm, Associated Press | April 5, 2017
CHICAGO — A federal appeals court ruled for the first time Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights [...] Read more
HB 142 Meets With NCAA Approval, Civil Rights Groups’ Criticism

HB 142 Meets With NCAA Approval, Civil Rights Groups’ Criticism

by Catherine Morris | April 4, 2017
Critics of the bill’s replacement, House Bill 142, said that it continues the same discrimina [...] Read more
Project Aims to Help School Nurses Tackle Suicide Rates

Project Aims to Help School Nurses Tackle Suicide Rates

by Associated Press | March 28, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Researchers in New Mexico, California and Maryland are working with publi [...] Read more
University of Colorado Weighs Asking Applicants for Sexual Orientation

University of Colorado Weighs Asking Applicants for Sexual Orientation

by Associated Press | March 27, 2017
BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado is considering asking student applicants to discl [...] Read more
Matthew Adams Not Hesitant to Stand Out on Campus

Matthew Adams Not Hesitant to Stand Out on Campus

by Christina Sturdivant | March 26, 2017
Dr. Matthew Adams has heard that there are other LGBT staff members at the New Jersey Institute [...] Read more
Gordon College Professor Says Promotion Denied Over LGBT Stance

Gordon College Professor Says Promotion Denied Over LGBT Stance

by Associated Press | March 23, 2017
WENHAM, Mass. — An associate professor at a Christian college in Massachusetts says in a comp [...] Read more
Perry Blasts Election of 1st Openly Gay Texas A&M Student President

Perry Blasts Election of 1st Openly Gay Texas A&M Student President

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AUSTIN, Texas — Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose agency oversees the nation’s nuclear ars [...] Read more
Partnership Aims to Boost LGBTQ Inclusion at HBCUs

Partnership Aims to Boost LGBTQ Inclusion at HBCUs

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 21, 2017
The Center for Minority Serving Institutions at the University of Pennsylvania is teaming up wi [...] Read more
N.C. Governor Calls for ‘BathroomBill’ Repeal in State of State

N.C. Governor Calls for ‘BathroomBill’ Repeal in State of State

by Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | March 13, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper urged lawmakers gathered Monday night to repeal th [...] Read more
Guillermo: Trump’s Sense of Equality Doesn’t Include Transgendered

Guillermo: Trump’s Sense of Equality Doesn’t Include Transgendered

by Emil Guillermo | February 26, 2017
Trump’s words do not match his deeds, when it comes to civil rights or bathroom rights. Trump [...] Read more
Leaders: Women’s March Much More than ‘Anti-Trump’

Leaders: Women’s March Much More than ‘Anti-Trump’

by Catherine Morris | January 19, 2017
On the day after Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, more than 100,000 people are expected to des [...] Read more
University of North Carolina: Job Candidates Say No, Citing Bathroom Law

University of North Carolina: Job Candidates Say No, Citing Bathroom Law

by Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | January 18, 2017
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Academics being recruited by North Carolina’s public university system [...] Read more
Missouri State University Settles with Student Who Wouldn’t Counsel Gays

Missouri State University Settles with Student Who Wouldn’t Counsel Gays

by Associated Press | January 9, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State University has agreed to pay $25,000 to a former student wh [...] Read more