Higher Education News and Jobs
Union to Hold No-confidence Vote at Pennsylvania University

Union to Hold No-confidence Vote at Pennsylvania University

by Associated Press | March 9, 2016
CALIFORNIA, Pa. ― Faculty and coaches at a southwestern Pennsylvania university are planning [...] Read more
Georgia University Board OKs Sexual Misconduct Investigation Process

Georgia University Board OKs Sexual Misconduct Investigation Process

by Kahleen Foody, Associated Press |
ATLANTA ― People who report allegations of sexual misconduct at Georgia’s 29 public college [...] Read more
Dean of Berkeley Law School Steps Down Amid Harassment Suit

Dean of Berkeley Law School Steps Down Amid Harassment Suit

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press |
BERKELEY, Calif. ― The dean of UC Berkeley’s law school went on an indefinite leave of abse [...] Read more

White Privilege Undermines Diversity in Higher Education

by Larissa Estes, Dr. Tanisha Price-Johnson, and Dr. Marina L. Ramirez | March 8, 2016
Beyond institutionalized and internalized racism and classism, there is a cloud of entitlement [...] Read more

Rose Makes Connection Between Incarceration and Career Growth

by Lois Elfman |
Dr. Lisa H. Rose is researching how contact with the criminal justice system affects career opt [...] Read more

Smith Leads Swarthmore College as First Black President

by Jamal Eric Watson |
Valerie Smith is focused on maintaining the success and legacy of Swarthmore College. [...] Read more

Moore College Paves the Way for Female Design, Leadership

by Catherine Morris | March 7, 2016
Moore College of Art & Design is paving the way for diversity in fashion, art and design while [...] Read more
Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment to Return to UCLA

Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment to Return to UCLA

| March 3, 2016
LOS ANGELES ― Students, faculty and others demonstrated at the University of California, Los [...] Read more
Agency Probes Notre Dame for Possible Title IX Violations

Agency Probes Notre Dame for Possible Title IX Violations

| March 1, 2016
SOUTH BEND, Ind. ― The University of Notre Dame is among more than 165 colleges under federal [...] Read more
University of Texas System Police Get Guidelines for Sex Assault Responses

University of Texas System Police Get Guidelines for Sex Assault Responses

by Associated Press |
AUSTIN, Texas ― The University of Texas System announced science-based guidelines Tuesday to [...] Read more
Anti-Spellings Protests Backed by Faculty-Union Offshoot

Anti-Spellings Protests Backed by Faculty-Union Offshoot

by Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | February 29, 2016
RALEIGH, N.C. ― Opponents of incoming University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellin [...] Read more

Education Secretary Nominee: Curbing Student Loan Debt, Campus Assaults Among Priorities

by Catherine Morris | February 25, 2016
Student loan debt and the campus sexual assault debate were two of the higher-education-related [...] Read more
Univ. of Missouri Fires Instructor After Student Run-ins

Univ. of Missouri Fires Instructor After Student Run-ins

by Jim Suhr, Associated Press |
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ― The University of Missouri on Thursday fired an assistant professor who ha [...] Read more
Charges Against NY College Students who Claimed Bias Attack

Charges Against NY College Students who Claimed Bias Attack

by Associated Press |
ALBANY, N.Y. ― Three 20-year-old Black female college students who claimed a group of White m [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Judge Squashes Bias Suit Against Howard University

by Eric Freedman | February 24, 2016
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon threw out a suit by Jeannette Frett, a $150,000-a-year senior [...] Read more