More than 300 students have signed a petition about comments by the university's leader, and one wrote that she had experienced more verbal assaults and insults.
Martha E. Pollack, who is also executive vice president for academic affairs at Michigan, will take office at Cornell in April 2017.
Their letter, which drew nearly 500 signatures, said that Thomas Jefferson's legacy as a slaveowner "undermined" the message of unity their president intended.
In 49 counties that are home to public flagship universities, only eight favored Donald J. Trump over Hillary Clinton, according to a Chronicle analysis of voting data.
A trial in the case, one of several against the former real-estate training venture, is scheduled to begin this month in San Diego.
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Groundbreaking research links anxiety and depression to discrimination or financial woes among the students. Fields that are highly competitive or that subjectively measure performance may breed distress.
The students were added to GroupMe accounts filled with racist imagery and messages that included an invitation to a lynching.
Alumni and donors are accusing university leaders of being too secretive, as controversy lingers over the firing of the football coach.
The president-elect has pledged to reverse the Obama administrationâs actions on immigration. Students who benefited from those protections suddenly find themselves living in a much scarier world.
The president-elect's resonant skewering of elites, political correctness, and immigration policy resonate with the countryâs long-standing skepticism of academe.
Policy experts expect the new administration to limit or end some of the most onerous rules from the Obama era, including those governing proprietary colleges.
Even if the new president reduces or ends enforcement of the gender-equity law, colleges are likely to remain focused on the issue.
Those whoâve spent their lives on campuses might shake their heads in disbelief at voters on the other side of the education divide. Yet how many academic types really know their neighbors?
New research on presidents charts a rise in the number being ousted and finds that hires from outside academe generally stay longer.
In one incident, a student said she had been beaten with "something metal" before the attackers made away with her hijab and wallet.