The flagship again has been plunged into controversy after racist epithets and obscenities were shouted at black students. For many, the latest incident painfully recalls the events that led to demonstrations that rocked the campus last year.
After a monthlong trial, jurors agreed that the university had retaliated against Beth Burns, the women's basketball coach, for complaining about Title IX violations.
Talking about racism, privilege, and other sensitive topics can be tough online. Here’s how some faculty members make it work.
Gordon Jones, who moved to Idaho after experience at Harvard and in business, explains how to avoid the "immunological rejection response" to change and why to take more responsibility for what happens to graduates.
It says that the colleges emphasize academic freedom, but that some faculty members and students there practice self-censorship.
The episode, in which students say they were verbally assaulted outside a fraternity house, is an echo of those that preceded major protests at the university last fall.
A fellow student recently went public with her allegation that Allen Artis raped her in February. Mr. Artis, who has been suspended from the team, maintains that the encounter was consensual.
Bias-response teams have found themselves under a new wave of criticism, but that’s not why some of them are changing.
Though the University of Central Missouri wasn’t facing high-profile allegations or a federal investigation, it instituted some novel reforms in how it handles sexual assault.
A year ago, the Education Department released a revamped version of the online tool as a replacement for President Obama’s college-ratings plan. It’s caught on with some college counselors, if not so much with students.
Some students, speaking to a local newspaper, said the reduction in hours will disturb their studies and force them to find second jobs.
One of the players who held the silent protest said they didn’t expect the wave of racist comments that ensued.
The United States needs more-inclusive campuses, where students can complete one credential and move on to the next, says Matthew S. Holland, president of Utah Valley University, which now offers several master’s programs but isn’t embarrassed by its vocational ethos.
A scholar at UNLV has been examining whether students actually might learn more if their instructor is attractive. For those hoping that brains are all that counts in academe, the picture he paints isn’t pretty.
We asked residence-life officials to share outstanding tales of bad blood between college roommates. They did not disappoint.
Two new books seek to add nuance to the public debate about student debt. But can their evidence sway an audience steeped in anecdotes about struggling graduates?
A statement released Monday afternoon said the fliers "espouse a racist point of view" that is “inconsistent with the university’s values of respect, civility, and equality.”