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The Right-Wing War on AccreditationRepublicans are irate that their plans to remake higher education are being stymied.
How Can ‘Inclusion’ Be a Bad Word?What it’s like to be asked by state lawmakers to justify your life’s work.
Politics and Race
This Ohio Bill Wouldn’t Just Ban Diversity Training. It Would Reshape Higher Ed.The far-reaching proposal covers diversity training, faculty performance reviews, graduation requirements, the enrollment of Chinese students, and more.
Bills to Ban DEI
Colleges Could Be Flooded With Citizen Lawsuits Under Proposed DEI LegislationConservatives in some states want to deputize the general public to sue if they think a college is deploying banned diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Faculty in the Cross Hairs
Florida’s Public-University Board Approves Firing Poorly Performing Tenured ProfessorsThe governing board endorsed on Wednesday a process for post-tenure review that creates a uniform method for dismissals across the 12-campus State University System.
Politics and DEI
Bans on Public-College Diversity Offices Wouldn’t Affect Just State FundingIf enacted, the bills could prevent colleges from using many federal grants and threaten existing private-funding pipelines.
Politics and DEI Training
North Carolina Lawmakers Want Details on UNC’s Diversity TrainingBy next week, all University of North Carolina campuses must provide an inventory of employee-training programs that cover diversity, race, and unconscious bias.
4 Ideas to Improve Access and OutcomesEntrepreneurs and innovators pitched solutions to persistent challenges at our annual “Shark Tank” at SXSW EDU.
The Anti-DEI Playbook
S.C. Lawmakers Discussed Going After Colleges’ Diversity Efforts. Things Got Heated.The debates in South Carolina on Monday highlighted discussions to come as Republican-controlled state legislatures further scrutinize higher ed’s spending on diversity.
Texas Republicans Want to Reform Higher Ed. What Are Their Plans?Among an avalanche of bills filed in the Texas Legislature on Friday were at least half a dozen proposals that would affect public colleges.