In a new executive order, President Donald Trump restricted federal funding for critical race theory trainings in order to “combat offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating,” and some are left questioning how this order impacts diversity trainings in higher education, if at all.
Back in June, the president of Miami University convened a task force of faculty, students and staff to spend their summer devising recommendations on “diversity, equity and inclusion.”
A group of Cornell University faculty, graduate students and staff sent a letter to the university administration with a handful of demands.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an alumna and a current professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, but students, faculty members, and alumni of the university are divided over her nomination to the Supreme Court.
A required course at an Idaho community college instructs students to identify privileges specific to men, whites and members of the “majority religion” in the region, according to a “privileges activity”
A student newspaper at the University of Wisconsin-Madison refused to run this conservative student’s op-ed.
The University of Oregon recently launched a minor in Black Studies. It comes after a fight from activists and accusations of “anti-blackness” at the institution.
With the recent uptick in protests around the country in regard to high profile, controversial police cases involving race, some experts have begun to look for advanced technological solutions.
Boston University faculty members and students recently released a letter that calls on the institution to reconsider its approach to coronavirus.
At Clemson University, English 3140 has traditionally been a class for juniors and seniors to learn technical writing for use in their future careers.