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A photo illustration comparing North Carolina’s proposed REACH Act with the University of North Carolina System’s new policy.

Lawmakers Sought to Mandate Class on Founding Documents. What Were Professors to Do?

Conservative groups are pushing civics requirements in higher education, not just K-12. In North Carolina, undergraduates now must study the founding documents. Will other states follow?

Former U. of Arizona Student Convicted of Killing Professor

A jury has convicted a former University of Arizona graduate student of murdering professor Thomas Meixner on campus in October...
A photograph of people marching and holding signs that say “UAW On Strike Unfair Labor Practice.”

UC Academic Workers Strike Over Pro-Palestinian Protest Arrests

A walkout at the University of California, Santa Cruz could spread to other campuses in the state. The university system is calling the strike “illegal.”

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.

University of Washington Academic Student Employees Begin Strike

University of Washington academic student employees began striking over pay Tuesday. United Auto Workers Local 4121 said in a news...

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...