Gender Issues - Higher Education

Baylor University the Focus of 2nd Federal Investigation

by Associated Press | May 3, 2017
WACO, Texas — Baylor University is at the center of a second federal investigation, this one [...] Read more

Saudi Council Rejects Proposal for Female Sports Colleges

by Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | April 26, 2017
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi wom [...] Read more

Harassment Accuser Condemns UC Berkeley Deal

by Associated Press | April 16, 2017
BERKELEY, Calif. — A woman who sued the University of California and the former dean of UC Be [...] Read more

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

by Ryan J. Foley and Luke Meredith, Associated Press |
DES MOINES, Iowa — The former associate athletic director at the University of Iowa will squa [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: College’s Religious Affiliation no Shield Against Bias Complaint

by Eric Freedman | April 12, 2017
A private college’s religious affiliation doesn’t automatically shield it from liability fo [...] Read more

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

Egypt Professor Faces Possible Dismissal Over Dancing Video

by Menna Zaki, Associated Press | April 6, 2017
CAIRO — An Egyptian professor could face dismissal over a video posted on Facebook showing he [...] Read more

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

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

Arizona State Officers’ Patches to Support Sexual Assault Survivors

by Associated Press |
TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State University police officers will wear their support for sexual as [...] Read more

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

University of Oregon Professor Sues School Over Gender Bias

by Associated Press | March 22, 2017
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its psychology [...] Read more

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

Plenty of Work Remains in Effort to Close Higher Ed Gender Pay Gap

by Walter Hudson | March 15, 2017
New evidence suggests some colleges and universities are taking bold steps to even out the play [...] Read more

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