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When Discrimination Attends Your Conference

Multiple discriminatory incidents have occurred or been reported in recent years at conferences, where panelists’ and attendees’ unscripted comments can cause controversy.

Faculty Opposes Penn State Reverse Discrimination Lawsuit

Over 370 faculty members and a few dozen others have signed a letter supporting “antiracist faculty” at Pennsylvania State University...
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He Called an Association a ‘Woke Joke.’ He Lost His Retaliation Claim.

A North Carolina State University professor alleged retaliation for, among other things, his calling the Association for the Study of Higher Education a “Woke Joke.” A 2–1 court decision rejected his claims.

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Yale Professor Who Diagnosed Dershowitz and Trump in Tweet Loses Appeal

A professor lost her—“voluntary,” as Yale puts it—position after tweeting about the two. The courts have dismissed her lawsuit.

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‘Preaching’ in Biology Class?

St. Philip’s College, despite the name, is a public college. A professor who is also a pastor says the college fired him after it allegedly received complaints of “preaching” in class.

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White Professor Resigns, Alleges Reverse Discrimination

A now-former Pennsylvania State University system professor says a series of trainings and the campus’s approach to grading discriminated based on race.

Arizona State Director Says She’s Fired for Kirk, Prager Event

the executive director of Arizona State University’s T. W. Lewis Center for Personal Development said she’s being fired next week...
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Mayo Threatens Firing Professor for Interviews—and Idioms

A longtime faculty member at the medical school is being threatened with termination after interviews he gave to CNN and The New York Times.