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In the Face of Hate, Public Universities Struggle to Balance Inclusivity, Free Speech

by | June 23, 2020 With students and faculty posting heated — and in some cases, racist — reactions to current Read more

Betsy DeVos Proposes Plan to Ensure Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Institutions and Religious Organizations

by | January 16, 2020
United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a five-part plan to ensure the equal [...] Read more

FIRE Report Examines Free Speech on College Campuses

by Lois Elfman | December 5, 2019
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has released its annual report on inst [...] Read more

IU Professor Keeps Job After Racist, Sexist and Homophobic Tweets Revealed

by | November 22, 2019
Despite using his social media account to express racist, sexist and homophobic opinions, India [...] Read more

Radford University Disciplines Employee Responsible for Stolen Student Newspapers

by | November 11, 2019
Radford University has internally disciplined a “classified staff employee” responsible for [...] Read more

Halloween, a Season for Racist Costumes

by | October 18, 2019
The season for trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns and watching horror movies has arri [...] Read more

CSU Students Outraged After Lack of University Response Following Racist Social Media Post

by | September 16, 2019
Colorado State University (CSU) students seek reform on campus after the school’s lack of res [...] Read more

Rutgers Under Criticism for Defunding Student Newspaper

by | June 4, 2019
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has called on Rutgers University to re [...] Read more

Executive Order’s Free-Speech Provisions Draw Criticism

| March 21, 2019
President Donald J. Trump’s signing of a controversial executive order Thursday was met with [...] Read more

A Black Graduate Student’s Perspective on University Speech Codes

by Ulyssa Hester | February 12, 2019
I believe that universities should deliberately create a community culture that maintains the s [...] Read more

When Hate Speech and Free Speech Collide

by Cynthia Miller-Idriss & Jonathan Friedman | December 5, 2018
Hundreds of hate incidents have taken place on college campuses over the past two years, from n [...] Read more

Is There a Limit to Academic Freedom?

by Alan Kadish | November 7, 2018
While everyone is entitled to his own views, no one is allowed to act upon them when they harm [...] Read more

Former Kennesaw Cheerleader Files Federal Lawsuit Against School

| September 24, 2018
A former Kennesaw State University cheerleader is suing the school, saying it violated one of h [...] Read more

A Free Press Is Essential To Democracy  

by Rochelle L. Ford | August 29, 2018
At its best, news reporting provides a voice for marginalized communities, while also holding p [...] Read more

Higher Ed Mulls Supreme Court Ruling Against Mandatory Union Fee

| June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday against a mandatory labor union fee for nonmember p [...] Read more
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