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When Re-Opened Campuses Close, Students Need to Figure Out Where to Go

by | September 11, 2020 Campuses across the country re-opened this fall only to close again as COVID-19 cases spiked. T Read more

Institutional Renaming Efforts Prompt a Reckoning Over the Legacy of Slavery and the Confederacy

by Katti Gray | September 2, 2020
For those who made the decision, dismantling James Madison University’s (JMU) almost century- [...] Read more

Race and Higher Education in Virginia

by Alvin J. Schexnider | August 26, 2020
I remain fascinated by how the higher education landscape has changed. Madison College now is h [...] Read more

What’s in a Name? After Years of Student Activism, Universities Rename Campus Buildings

by | July 16, 2020
After Black Lives Matter protests across the country, universities face an ongoing flood of pet [...] Read more

Faculty Members Create Petitions to Express Concerns About In-Person Teaching in the Fall

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As institutions announce their fall reopening plans, faculty members across the country have ex [...] Read more

Why Two Universities Won’t Change Their Slavery-Linked Names

| June 23, 2020
James Madison University president Jonathan R. Alger said he is making a “strong recommendati [...] Read more

James Madison University Poet Receives Nomination for NAACP Image Award

by | January 17, 2020
Dr. Lauren K. Alleyne, an associate professor of English at James Madison University, has been [...] Read more

Furious Flower Poetry Center Celebrating 25 Years

by B. Denise Hawkins | November 8, 2019
In September 1994, if you were a Black poet or needed assurance that Black poetry and its write [...] Read more

James Madison University Sets $12 Minimum Wage

by | July 8, 2019
James Madison University has adopted a living wage for its full-time employees, setting a $12 p [...] Read more

James Madison Honors Enslaved Black Servant in Naming of New Residence Hall

by | February 11, 2019
James Madison University has unveiled the new name for a student dormitory in honor of Paul Jen [...] Read more

Professor’s Research Rejects Stereotypes of Black Women Athletes

by Pearl Stewart | April 5, 2018
Dr. Tomika Ferguson recalls the words that were the genesis of her ongoing research on women of [...] Read more

Gathering Addresses Sexual Misconduct, Title IX Solutions

by | March 22, 2018
Higher education leaders and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights recent [...] Read more

Mumps Confirmed at Virginia Commonwealth University

by Associated Press | March 14, 2018
RICHMOND, Va. — Authorities say there’s a confirmed case of mumps at Virginia Commonwea [...] Read more

AAC&U Annual Meeting Addresses Evolving Role of Higher Education

by | January 25, 2018
Education leaders gathered at the 104th annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges [...] Read more

Scholars Find Solidarity at MLA Convention

by Lois Elfman | January 7, 2018
Invigorated by animated discussions about research, teaching, literature, linguistics and caree [...] Read more
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