The University of Texas’ flagship campus in Austin recently announced a ban on all on-campus parties as part of its new coronavirus guidelines. It also warned students not to host off-campus parties, even though the city’s guidelines allow for gatherings up to 10 people.
A professor of counseling psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston is collecting data on how students at the school are “triggered,” in their own words.
The University of Northern Texas denies that its investigation into an academic journal accused of racism will chill the academic freedom of faculty.
Even though some students are already back on campus, Congress remains deadlocked on the federal policies needed to ensure schools, including universities, can reopen safely in the fall without opening themselves up to costly and onerous lawsuits over the coronavirus.
Some professors and activists argue 2+2 can sometimes equal 5, a controversial claim recently brought to light in a series of tweets that has sparked a robust debate among education watchdogs and others.
In November of last year, University of Washington Provost Mark Richards sent a campuswide email to rally students and faculty to support his mission.
‘If faculty want to preach that Marxism is a triumph of human thought, so be it. If other faculty want to argue that actually it was a disaster, and a crime against humanity, this view should no longer be fanatically censored’
A Chinese immigrant student has sued Fordham University after it punished him for posting an Instagram photo meant to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in China.
These are just three common English names listed in a spreadsheet of 60 plants and animals that have been recently deemed by some academics to have “problematic” monikers.
A majority of respondents to a recent survey believe that higher education is headed in the “wrong direction” and would prefer a greater emphasis on a value-driven vocational education.