Political Issues - Higher Education
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Colleges Wrestle with Issue of Using Students’ Fees for Controversial Speakers

by Jon Marcus | November 2, 2017 Should college students’ money be paying for controversial speakers and programs? Debate come Read more

Q&A: Why Wiping of Georgia Elections Server at Kennesaw State Matters

by Frank Bajak, Associated Press | October 26, 2017
Election reform activists sued Georgia officials on July 3 demanding its highly questioned stat [...] Read more

UK Academics Irked by Letter Seeking Brexit Lecture Details

by Jill Lawless, Associated Press | October 24, 2017
LONDON — British academics accused a lawmaker from the governing Conservative Party on Tuesda [...] Read more

University of Florida President: Security Cost for Spencer Speech ‘Unfair’

by Associated Press | October 18, 2017
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A day before white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at t [...] Read more

Soros-founded University Urges Hungarian Government to Sign Deal

by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | October 17, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The rector of a university founded by financier and philanthropist George [...] Read more

Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

by Associated Press |
KENNESAW, Ga. —  The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university [...] Read more

University of Cincinnati to Allow White Nationalist to Speak

by Dake Kang, Associated Press | October 16, 2017
CLEVELAND — The University of Cincinnati says it will allow White nationalist leader Richard [...] Read more

VA Abruptly Drops Plan to Suspend Ethics Law

by Hope Yen, Associated Press | October 11, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs abruptly dropped plans Wednesday to suspend a [...] Read more

Wisconsin Professors Raised Partisanship Worries Over Center

by Scott Bauer, Associated Press |
MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin political science professors involved in the creation [...] Read more

Texas University Head Wants to Stop Donald Trump Jr. Speech

by Associated Press | October 5, 2017
DALLAS — The president of a Texas university wrote in an email to a professor that he is tryi [...] Read more

Hungary: George Soros-founded School Hopes for Imminent Deal

by Associated Press | October 3, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary — A university founded by Hungarian-American billionaire philanthropist Geo [...] Read more

McCaskill Asks to Speak With Trump About Campus Sexual Assault

by Associated Press | October 2, 2017
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to speak with President Donald Tru [...] Read more

Lecturer Says Hitler Comments on Video Taken Out of Context

by Associated Press | September 26, 2017
NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey Institute of Technology lecturer seen on video apparently spoutin [...] Read more

Chancellor Asks for Probe on Pressure Over Gubernatorial Primary

by Dave Kolpack, Associated Press |
FARGO, N.D. — The chancellor of the North Dakota University System on Monday called for the s [...] Read more

Sessions: Justice Dept. Will Intervene in Campus Free Speech Cases

by Sadie Gurman, Associated Press |
WASHINGTON — Decrying what he sees as political correctness run amok on college campuses, Att [...] Read more
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