November 11, 2016
Volume 63, Issue 12
When making their case for tenure, minority professors say they feel penalized for one of the reasons they were hired: being different. If colleges are to succeed at diversifying the faculty, this might be the sticking point.
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Also In the Issue
This week, the university unveiled a website that it has used to challenge critics. Its actions have riled some alumni and upset campus activists.
After a student’s blog post on a perceived microaggression went viral, her university announced new training for faculty. Here is what such trainings might accomplish.
Mun Y. Choi, now the University of Connecticut’s provost, says his first task in his new role will be to listen. He’ll also have to balance sometimes competing demands from lawmakers, students, and others.
A 48-page course reader by a professor at Montclair State University has taken on a second life and illustrated students’ desire to use the classroom as a place to discuss the issue.
Don’t expect the residential experience to go away any time soon. But it might start to look pretty different, thanks in large part to the internet of things.
A Suffolk University student’s blog post about being accused of plagiarism sparked a larger conversation about implicit bias in the classroom.
A Northwestern University graduate student invited other academics on Twitter to air examples of racism and microaggressions in higher education. Here’s what he says is driving him.