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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

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

Bill Filed to Loosen Knot Over North Carolina “Bathroom Bill”

by Gary D. Roberston, Associated Press | February 23, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina lawmakers filed bipartisan legislation Wednesday aimed at brea [...] Read more

University of Minnesota President: Sexual Misconduct Training not Getting Through

by Associated Press | January 16, 2017
ST. PAUL, Minn. — University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says his school needs to do a [...] Read more

University of Texas Track Coach Mario Sategna Returns after Investigation

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | January 12, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas track coach Mario Sategna has returned to the program after a months-lo [...] Read more

Indiana University Alters Health Plans for Same-sex Partners

by Associated Press | December 29, 2016
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — More than 20 Indiana University employees will lose health care coverage i [...] Read more

New Hillary Clinton-based Course Examines Cultural Perceptions of Women

by Lydia Lum | December 27, 2016
A new course at Kent State examines cultural perceptions — and misperceptions — about all w [...] Read more

Lawsuit: Man Treated Unfairly in Drake University Sex Assault Case

by David Pitt, Associated Press | December 13, 2016
DES MOINES, Iowa — A former Drake University student has sued the university claiming it disc [...] Read more

Men to Live on Campus at Mary Baldwin for 1st Time

by Associated Press | November 30, 2016
STAUNTON, Va. — Men will get to live on campus at Mary Baldwin University for the first time [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Judge Allows Professor to Pursue Retaliation Claim Against NCCU

by Eric Freedman | November 28, 2016
A female professor who was passed over as chair of the School of Mass Communication can pursue [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

by Eric Freedman | November 17, 2016
A tenure-track history faculty member whose contract wasn’t renewed after one year has lost h [...] Read more

Woman Sues Utah State after Sexual Assault at Fraternity Party

by Associated Press | November 15, 2016
OGDEN, Utah — A former Utah State University student has sued the school, claiming officials [...] Read more

Protests Bring Out Angry Millennials in Chicago

by Grace Austin | November 10, 2016
Thousands of unhappy citizens took to the streets of Chicago in protest last night. [...] Read more