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A photo illustration with a photo of Larry Chavis on the left, UNC Chapel Hill’s campus on the right and, overlaid atop both, part of the April 22 letter to Chavis revealing his classes were being recorded.

‘Notice Is Not Required’: Letter Says UNC Chapel Hill Secretly Records Professors

A business school professor was startled to learn that the university had recorded his classes as part of a ‘review’ he didn’t know about. The university says it has no formal policy on filming classes. Professors are worried.

A Belmont University faculty member teaches a class outside to a row of students sitting on a curb with a green lawn and trees behind them.

Belmont University Permits Hiring Interfaith Faculty

The faith-based university in Tennessee has taken another step away from its longstanding tradition of hiring only Christian professors. Existing faculty are expected to have mixed reactions.

UNC Chapel Hill Shifts $2.3M From DEI to Police, Public Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to reallocate $2.3 million that was...
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Exposing the Inequity of Faculty Counteroffers

A new study shows that women and faculty of color who receive outside job offers are far less likely than their white, male peers to receive a counteroffer to stay at their current institution.

ASU Scholar Who Allegedly Threatened Woman in Hijab Suspended

Arizona State University has suspended and referred to Tempe police a postdoctoral research scholar who, according to a viral video...
A photograph of Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin speaking behind a lectern bearing Virginia Commonwealth University’s logo and the letters “VCU.”

2 Virginia Universities Won’t Require DEI Classes After Governor’s Review, Board Pushback

Years-long efforts to create and mandate diversity-themed coursework at George Mason and Virginia Commonwealth fizzled after an unusual intervention by Glenn Youngkin and last-minute actions by board members.

MIT Will Stop Asking Faculty Applicants for Diversity Statements

Massachusetts Institute of Technology departments will no longer ask for diversity statements as part of applications for faculty positions, the...

Tenure and Promotion Barriers Persist for Women, Faculty of Color

The number of women and people of color on the tenure track has increased over the past seven years, but...