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The university joins at least three others that have refused to host Richard Spencer after deadly protests in Charlottesville, Va.
Preston Wiginton doesnât have an especially strong connection to the university: He dropped out after taking classes for a year. But heâs made it his mission to force extreme racial politics upon College Station.
Some graduates of the university are upset that its leader has voiced support of President Trump's inflammatory comments about the violence in Charlottesville. Â
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Struggling with declines in enrollment and revenue, the college is exploring a new model for athletics that will focus on more local recruiting and hiring part-time instead of full-time coaches.
Recent events have inspired faculty members not only to talk about race in class, but to show students how to respond to hate groups.
The controversy that cost an adjunct a job offer at Montclair State University affected a professor who didn't hire him but would have supervised him.
Tucker Hipps was found dead in a lake after a fraternity event in 2014.
The university is also hiring a contractor to review its safety infrastructure and more staff members and police officers âto ensure safety and security" as the semester begins.
In their resignation letter, members of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities said ignoring Mr. Trump's statements on hate groups and racism would make the panelists complicit in his actions.
Michigan State University joined the University of Florida and Texas A&M in canceling or declining to rent space for an event linked to the white-nationalist leader Richard Spencer. All three cited the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., as figuring in their decisions.
Institutions face smoldering tensions in the wake of the deadly rioting in Charlottesville, Va.
Seeking the safest course, administrators hoped that professors, students, and alumni would steer clear of the white nationalistsâ march. But some felt duty-bound to confront what they saw as evil.
President Trump tried redirecting a national conversation about white supremacists to a debate over a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va. That memorial has connections to UVa.
Faculty members at North Carolina Central University worry about the safety of the student, who was widely seen in videos tying a rope around a statue that was felled at a rally. They say theyâll do whatever they can to help her.
If Tyler Magill's condition is linked to the violence at a Friday march, it could raise further questions about the university's approach to securing its campus.
Florida's president, W. Kent Fuchs, said the rhetoric of racists and white nationalists was "repugnant" and "counter to everything the university and this nation stands for."
As the University of Virginia grappled with the issue of white supremacists who stormed the campus this past weekend, administrators faced another problem: their institutionâs historical ties to the Ku Klux Klan.