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The universityâs effort to make amends for its past stands out for its scope, experts say, even though other universities may not be in a position to take similar steps.
The painting will be surrounded by "other works of art" that provide "a larger narrative" of the university's history, the institution's president says.
The New Jersey institution is handing out bottled water after detecting lead in the water at several buildings on its Glassboro campus.
The trend occurred while the number of college students who are also parents ballooned from 3.2 million in the 1990s to 4.8 million in 2012.
The move, among other actions, comes amid a nationwide effort by colleges to reckon with their historical involvement with slavery.
Juan J. Rojo, an assistant professor of Spanish at Lafayette College, says the presidentâs decision to veto a recommendation in his favor violates shared governance and undermines the institutionâs commitment to diversity.
The giant journal company said it was merely protecting its own proprietary system. But a wave of critics on social media said they were suspicious of its motives.
After revoking a job offer to Steven G. Salaita, in 2014, the University of Illinoisâs flagship felt repercussions on a global scale. The dwindling fortunes of its American Indian-studies program show there were internal consequences, too.
The program, which offered discounted interest rates to Amazon subscribers, was offered for only about a month.
The university's president said the message, sent from the account of the director of residence life, most likely came from someone who wanted to harm Felician's reputation.
The ban will be lifted after chapters undergo a review and every member completes training about alcohol and substance abuse.
Faculty members at the systemâs flagship asked for the inquiry after learning this summer that the account held just $76.
The dean has been at the center of three federal gender-discrimination complaints.
Professors have long struggled with getting students to read the syllabus thoroughly. Now they are trying different tricks to engage students.
Administrators at the College of New Jersey say they had to create an inclusive environment not only for those students but also for any students who choose to live substance-free.
Among graduates who give, 26 percent said they would donate more if they could earmark their money for specific campus purposes, according to a new survey.
A former student-loan watchdog at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau signals the campaign's aggressive approach to for-profit education.
Omid Kokabee, a doctoral student in physics, was arrested and charged with working with foreign nations in 2011.
The university's Faculty and Student Association Senates have long advocated that Mississippi change its state flag, which bears a Confederate emblem.
The board had placed the longtime president, Louis Agnese Jr., on medical leave earlier this month, citing concerns about "uncharacteristic behavior and comments."