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    Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will not join the faculty of the University of North Carolina if she is not granted tenure, her lawyers told the school this week.  Hannah-Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and writer, agreed earlier this year to teach at the school's Hussman School of Journalism and Media as the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism.  But her application...
    Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The New York Times' controversial 1619 Project, said she will not become a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unless she's guaranteed tenure. In a letter addressed to the university this week, Hannah-Jones' legal team said she will not begin her position as the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative...
    OJAI, Calif. (AP) — An elite private high school in Southern California has disclosed allegations of sexual misconduct involving students, faculty and staff that extend back for decades and were improperly handled. The Thacher School on Wednesday released a 90-page report by a law firm hired last August to investigate allegations made in an alumni social media campaign, the Los...
    The Thacher School, among California’s most elite private schools, acknowledged Wednesday decades of allegations of student sexual misconduct, harassment and “boundary crossing” by faculty members at the $64,700-a-year Ojai boarding academy. In an extraordinary public disclosure, the allegations at the exclusive school were compiled in a report posted on its website. In it, attorneys hired by Thacher laid out episodes...
    The University of California is reversing course and will require all students, staff and faculty to be vaccinated against the coronavirus this fall.UC President Michael Drake "does plan to move forward with the vaccine mandate," Regent Eloy Oritz Oakley told the San Francisco Chronicle on Monday.The decision is an about-face from a proposed policy announced in April requiring vaccinations only...
    A teacher who taught controversial sex education classes that included cartoon videos on masturbation for first graders at the posh Dalton School has resigned, The Post has learned. Justine Ang Fonte, who also taught a one-day workshop on "porn literacy" to juniors at Columbia Grammar & Prep School last month that angered some parents, will not return to the school...
    When talking about teachers Education or education Do you think you need to graduate and become a teacher? But do any of you know that?Faculty of Learning Science and Education Dhammasad University is a group with the word Education But stillDidn’t graduate directly as a teacher! In addition, it is interesting to study and measure different and unique learning outcomes....
                        Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) faculty may implement a “Gender Support Plan” for students aged 16 and over without parental consent – or knowledge. The Tennessee Star obtained a copy of MNPS’s Gender Support Plan. After listing the student’s preferred name, if any, the plan includes a questionnaire asking if...
    Your application to Scam University has been rejected. Reagan National University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is no longer an accredited university. To anyone with half an education, this is no surprise. The only reason the school had received accreditation in the first place was because under previous Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the dubious Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS) was resurrected to...
    An English teacher at a $52,000-a-year private school in Englewood, New Jersey has quit her job because the school is teaching students critical race theory. Dana Stangel-Plowe, who taught at the Dwight-Englewood School in Bergen County, accused the school of creating a 'hostile culture of conformity and fear' in her resignation letter on Tuesday. Stangel-Plowe said Head of School Rodney De...
    A high school English teacher at an elite Englewood, New Jersey, prep school submitted her resignation letter on Tuesday in response to the school’s embrace of critical race theory. In her resignation letter, submitted to the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR), Dana Stangel-Plowe slammed the Dwight-Englewood School for engaging in activities such as segregating light skinned teachers by putting...
    TOWSON, MD (WJZ) — Towson University is planning for a full, working campus this fall, meaning all faculty, staff, and students on campus must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. To make sure that this happens, the school is partnering with the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center to offer free vaccine appointments specifically for the Towson University family. The vaccine...
    Loading the player... The pressure on trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to grant tenure to investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones continued to mount Friday as a major funding partner joined the call to change her status and a sought-after chemistry professor decided not to join the faculty over the dispute. In addition, The Baltimore Sun...
    A New York-based psychiatrist who was invited by Yale University to give a talk titled Psychopathic Problem of the White Mind told the audience that she had fantasized about 'unloading a revolver into the head of any white person' who got in her way. Dr Aruna Khilanani, who runs her own practice in Manhattan, delivered the talk virtually to medical students...
    Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita said Wednesday that Indiana University’s vaccine mandate “clearly violates” the new state law on vaccine passports which prohibits the state and local governments from requiring proof of vaccination. Rokita soundly rejected IU’s argument that it is not a part of the state and so not covered by HB 1405, which passed the Indiana General Assembly...
                      by Tyler Arnold  Some Virginia universities have eased their mask mandates for those who have been fully vaccinated to follow more closely with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Universities that officially made mask changes for vaccinated people include the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University and Old...
    Many teachers and teachers unions in recent years have pushed left-leaning policies both in schools and in the public sphere – a phenomenon that's been highlighted by a more intense focus on schools and unions amid the coronavirus pandemic and battles over how to teach about race in schools.  The progressive push goes from individual classroom teachers all the way...
    More than 70 Harvard faculty members have signed a letter decrying the U.S. and Israel’s “criminalization” of the Palestinians’ “right to resist,” and called on the Biden administration to end support for “Israel’s apartheid regime, condemn Israeli state aggression, and affirm our support for the Palestinian liberation struggle.” “As US-based scholars who oppose racism and colonial violence in all its...
    More than 70 Harvard faculty members have signed a letter decrying the U.S. and Israel’s “criminalization” of the Palestinians’ “right to resist,” and called on the Biden administration to end support for “Israel’s apartheid regime, condemn Israeli state aggression, and affirm our support for the Palestinian liberation struggle.” “As US-based scholars who oppose racism and colonial violence in all its...
                      by Eric Lendrum  The University of North Carolina, after briefly considering the possibility of offering a full-time tenured position to Nikole Hannah-Jones, has ultimately reneged and turned down the offer due to mounting pressure, the New York Post reports. Jones, the founder of the controversial “1619 Project” and an alumnus of the...
    A CNN columnist claimed Thursday that 1619 Project creator Nikole Hannah-Jones ultimately lost her offer for a prestigious tenured position at the University of North Carolina because of a preponderance of conservative power in U.S. academia. Hannah-Jones had been offered a $180,000 salary to work as the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism, according to a March offer letter.  ...
    Some Virginia universities have eased their mask mandates for those who have been fully vaccinated to follow more closely with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Universities that officially made mask changes for vaccinated people include the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University and Old Dominion University. “Based on the advice of University medical experts,...
    A Los Angeles school district recently hired a diversity, equity and inclusion consultant to help train teachers on the issues of racism and white privilege. In a clip featured on Fox News' 'The Ingraham Angle', psychology Professor Sheri Atwater - recently hired by the Hermosa Beach City School District - is shown during a zoom meeting about her teaching methods....
    A Thursday op-ed in the magazine Teen Vogue claimed that American universities are collectively a "right-wing institution."  In the column, writer Asheesh Kapur Siddique spoke about the right wing's "dominance of academia" and how conservative ideology is purportedly "destroying higher education." "The only way to save the American university is for students and professors to take back control of campuses,"...
    Washington (CNN)You might think that the prizewinning New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones would be a shoo-in for a tenured position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.You'd be wrong.In April, UNC announced that Hannah-Jones -- whose pathfinding career includes the creation of the 1619 Project, which reconceptualizes the national narrative by centering the enduring consequences of slavery...
    Penn State University will no longer use terms such as “freshman,” “upperclassmen” and other binary gender language in course descriptions in an effort to make campus and academic life more inclusive.  Student newspaper The Daily Collegian first reported on the new changes approved by Penn State’s Faculty Senate last month in the new "Preferred Name and Gender Identity Policy." The recommendations,...
    (CNN)Penn State University's Faculty Senate has approved a proposition to remove gendered language including "freshmen" and "upperclassmen" from course and program descriptions, the university told CNN.The Faculty Senate, which has legislative authority on educational matters at the university, voted on April 27 to pass the changes in proposition 'AD84 -- Preferred Name and Gender Identity Policy.' The rationale for the...
    Loading the player... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reneged on a tenured position it offered to Pulitzer-winning journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones. Instead, the university is offering Hannah-Jones a fixed 5-year appointment, Policy Watch reported on Wednesday.  “It’s disappointing, it’s not what we wanted and I am afraid it will have a chilling effect,” said Susan King,...
    A faculty group representing the California State University system has passed a resolution supporting individuals’ right to speak out against abuse in response to a whistleblower case involving San Jose State swim coach Sage Hopkins and the alleged sexual misconduct of a former athletic trainer. The resolution titled “Supporting students, faculty, coaches, and staff who express concerns about a...
                        It was announced earlier this week Florida State University trimmed their list of potential replacements for retiring President John Thrasher to three candidates. The three candidates are: Giovanni Piedimonte, Robert A. Boulin, and Richard McCullough. Giovanni Piedimonte, Vice President for Research and Institutional Official of Tulane University In...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania -- Many people who look back on their college years describe them with common terms for each year: freshman, sophomore, junior and senior. But could those terms be outdated or even offensive? That's the debate that has prompted Penn State faculty to recommended changing the terminology.Penn State's faculty senate approved a recommendation in its April 27 meeting...
    Georgia Southern University has announced that faculty in the Waters College of Health Professions Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology have been awarded a nearly $30,000 grant to adopt and or create low- and no-cost course materials for human anatomy and physiology (HAP) laboratory courses at Georgia Southern University. The...
    The faculty senate at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) has voted to ban “male-centric” terms like “freshman” and “senior,” and replace them with “1st-year” and “4th-year,” in order to be more “inclusive.” The faculty claims that Penn State “has grown out of a typically male-centered world,” and “as such, many terms in our lexicon carry a strong, male-centric, binary character to...
    By The Associated Press NEW YORK — Yale University is requiring its faculty and staff to get coronavirus vaccinations before the fall term, extending a requirement already imposed for students. The private university says faculty members, staffers and academic trainees must be fully inoculated by Aug. 1, although there are provisions for exemptions for reasons based on medical conditions or...
    Faculty at Pennsylvania State University have voted to replace traditional descriptors like "freshman" and "sophomore" with "1st year" or "2nd year," citing the former's "male-centric academic history." The decision came as part of a Faculty Senate bill on the "Removal of Gendered & Binary Terms from Course and Program Descriptions." The introduction states that "[t]he University, as with most all...
    A Penn State faculty senate committee has proposed removing "gendered" and "binary" terms from program and course descriptions. The Senate Committee on Curricular Affairs explained its decision and recommendations in an April 27 appendix. "The University, as with most all academic institutions world-wide, has grown out of a typically male-centered world,” the committee explained in the document, as reported by...
    The embattled president of the University of South Carolina resigned on Wednesday, days after he delivered a commencement address marred by allegations of plagiarism and a misidentification of the school itself. In a news release, the school announced that the chairman of its board of trustees had accepted Bob Caslen's resignation, thanking him for his service. University of South Carolina...
    EVANSTON, Ill. (CBS) — Newly-promoted Northwestern University athletic director Mike Polisky announced on Tuesday that he is resigning from his post and leaving the university. This follows protests by faculty and students over his promotion from Deputy Director of Athletics for External Affairs just 10 days ago. He had been accused of failing to take sexual harassment seriously, as well...
    President of the University of Colorado Mark R. Kennedy announced Monday he will resign after the school’s board of regents censured him over “his failure of leadership with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion.” His offhanded use of “trail of tears” during a faculty meeting seems to have been the last straw. Native American organizations have called out the President...
    University of Colorado President Mark R. Kennedy announced this week that he will step down after being censured earlier this year by the school’s board of regents over his comments on diversity. Kennedy sent a letter to the school’s community on Monday addressing his resignation from the position, citing recent changes to the school’s board of regents and a new focus.  “The...
    SAN JOSE — San Jose State faculty representatives publicly criticized the school and its athletic department Monday for the handling of sexual abuse allegations made by women athletes beginning in 2009, calling for the university’s leadership to protect the campus community from retaliation when reporting misconduct. The Academic Senate adopted a five-paragraph resolution expressing concern about the school’s athletic...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More than a dozen Point Park University faculty members who were laid off months ago will be heading back to work. READ MORE: Four People Rescued From Rising Flood Waters In New Castle In February, 17 full-time Point Park faculty members received non-renewal notices. READ MORE: Five Month Closure Of Fort Duquesne Boulevard...
                      by Patrick J. Michaels  On March 1, Eric Kaufmann published a remarkably detailed and comprehensive study of bias in academia, “Academic Freedom in Crisis: Punishment, Political Discrimination, and Self-Censorship.” Kaufmann’s writing is a product of California’s Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology, a small think tank set up to do research...
    San Jose State University ’s Academic Senate has drafted a resolution criticizing athletic administrators’ handling of a growing sexual abuse scandal that has led to allegations of retaliation against whistleblowers and the surfacing of new victims in a case of a former athletic trainer’s treatment of women athletes. The statement, to be considered Monday in the Senate’s final meeting...