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Black Editor Rejects Texas A&M Job Offer to Revive J-School

The former University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism director, who’s also a veteran New York Times editor, turned...
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As Affirmative Action Ends, HBCUs Wait or Plan for the Fallout

Some leaders of historically Black colleges and universities expect the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action to bring a flood of applicants to their institutions. They’re not sure they’re ready.

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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AI Has a Language Diversity Problem. Humans Do, Too.

AI writing tools sometimes “correct” students’ dialects. But fixing the tech’s shortcomings may be easier than addressing human language biases.

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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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After Supreme Court Ruling, Can the Essay Get You In?

It may help to identify minority students, but experts caution against expecting essays to replace affirmative action.

National Society of Black Engineers Moves Convention Out of Florida

The National Society of Black Engineers is moving its 50th annual convention from Orlando, Fla., to Atlanta. “When we’re looking...

CSUs Failed to Return Native American Remains and Other Items

Most California State University campuses with collections of Native American remains and cultural items have failed to return them to...