February 24, 2017
Volume 63, Issue 25
A series of racist and sexist incidents involving male athletes spotlights broader concerns about stubborn enclaves of intolerance within ever more cosmopolitan institutions.
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Marvin Krislov, president of Oberlin College, was hired to lead Pace University, and Joe Biden, the former vice president of the United States, will head new academic centers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware.
Thousands of details and endless meetings are involved in any new program or construction project. But some principles can help keep a strategic initiative manageable.
A Mexican immigrant who had been granted protections was detained and threatened with deportation. People like him say they’re growing tired of living in limbo.
In its search for a chancellor, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities passed on all three finalists for the job. Starting over offers challenges, but also a chance to get it right.
HBCU leaders say the attention is welcome, but they are moving cautiously to ensure the focus is on helping students, not scoring political points.
New bills try to put new pressure on the colleges to uphold the First Amendment. In two states, legislators want to require such institutions to punish students who attempt to shout down speakers.
The Indiana college’s leaders said suspending operations would preserve what resources remain, allowing them to work on "a future, re-engineered Saint Joseph’s College."
Wise college leaders will seize the chance to publicize their successful Title IX compliance — attracting more students who want to feel and be safe.