Americans see value in higher education whether they graduated from college or not. Even so, there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction – even suspicion – among the public about the role colleges play in society.
A professor becomes a wonderful mentor, encouraging a graduate student’s intellectual curiosity and ambition. Then things take a turn.
KC JohnsonPerceptive review by Christine Rosen. Book also highlights the dangers of conflating appropriate policy in grad student/faculty cases (where power differentials can exist) w/student-student TIX cases.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said her recent decision to join a small group of fellow progressives to oppose a symbolic resolution condemning a Palestinian-led boycott movement of Israel was based on free speech concerns
KC Johnson.@chelliepingree responded to @bangordailynews to explain her vote on the anti-BDS resolution. Her explanation (that she favors free speech) is utterly disingenuous given the resolution's wording.
Appellant John Doe: "And in that same time period, from August 2015 through February 2016, Oberlin convicted 100% of the respondents it sent through its formal resolution process, the vast majority of whom, if not all, were men"
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank must consider the ramifications for two groups who often face skepticism: African-Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system and women who believe they
Judge Christine Van Aken released Austin James Vincent into a pretrial diversion program Monday rather than keep him in jail while he awaits his next court appearance on Sept. 12. He’s pleaded not guilty to charges of false imprisonment, two counts...
Two Democratic presidential candidates recently observed the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. — a case that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement as well as days of unrest locally. Sen....