News - Higher Education






Oklahoma State Football Coach Again Accused of Using N-Word in a 1989 Game

| June 19, 2020

Alfred Williams, a former University of Colorado football player has renewed his allegation tha

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Bethany College to Remove Name of Former Ku Klux Klan Member From Building

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Amid a national reckoning on racism, Bethany College said it will remove the name of Robert C.

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U of Georgia Marching Band Drops ‘Gone With the Wind’ Song

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The University of Georgia’s marching band has dropped the tradition of playing the song ‘Ta

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University of Portland Takes Down Statue of a Slave

| June 18, 2020

The University of Portland has taken down the statue of a slave that was part of a monument to

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U of Rochester Removes Name of Founder Who Resisted Admitting Black Students

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In response to students’ demands amid the nationwide anti-racism protests, the University of

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University of Mississippi to Move a Confederate Statue From the Heart of Campus

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The University of Mississippi will move a Confederate statue from its prominent place on campus

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U of Florida to End ‘Gator Bait’ Cheer for its ‘Horrific Historic Racist Imagery’

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The University of Florida will stop the use of its ‘Gator Bait’ athletics cheer because of

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University of Oklahoma Provost Accused of Ignoring Racism Steps Down

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University of Oklahoma provost and senior vice president Kyle Harper, who has been accused by s

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COVID and George Floyd: The CDC and Colleges Must See Institutional Racism as National Disease

by Michael H. Gavin |

Education, business, politics, COVID and the economy cannot continue to be discussed as separat

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COVID-19 Aid Restrictions Rule Won’t Apply to California Community Colleges

| June 17, 2020

California’s community colleges don’t have to abide by a Department of Education rule that

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Netflix CEO Donates $120 Million to Historically Black Colleges

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, announced they are giving $120 million t

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Chicago State Offers Free Tuition Plan for Some Incoming Freshmen This Fall

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Chicago State University said it is offering a free tuition plan for some incoming freshmen thi

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Professor Who Posted ‘Abhorrent’ Tweets Withdraws His Resignation

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Scott Senjo, a Weber State University professor who resigned after posting “abhorrent” twee

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After Anti-Racism Protests, UNLV Removes Statue, Dartmouth to Remove Weather Vane

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Dartmouth College will replace a weather vane that “represents an offensive image of a Native

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U of Alaska President Apologizes for Comments on Diversity

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University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen on Tuesday apologized for not acknowledging “my ow

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