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Two Historians Resigning from UVA Policy Center Over Hiring of Former Trump Official

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/31/2018 at 12:00pm

Some students have been making a fuss over this as well. For the left, no one connected to this administration is acceptable.

The Hill reports:

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Dean at U. Georgia Attacked on Twitter for Congratulating a Republican Friend

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 10:00am 7/31/2018 at 10:00am

Professor Charles Davis congratulated his childhood friend for becoming a GOP candidate for governor. Then he was attacked on Twitter.

Campus Reform reports:

UGA Dean attacked on Twitter for having GOP friend

A University of Georgia professor issued an apology to those he had “offended” when he congratulated an old friend on becoming the...

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Private College Closure Rate Rises to 11 Per Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 8:00am 7/31/2018 at 8:00am

This is still a relatively small number but it’s going up.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Moody’s: Private-College Closures at 11 Per Year

Private college closures have risen to a rate of about 11 per year, and the rate at which campuses are shut down is expected to increase in the future, according to a...

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Harvard Study Finds Trigger Warnings May Actually be Harmful to Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/30/2018 at 12:00pm

According to the study, trigger warnings may increase a person’s vulnerability to trauma.

The College Fix reports:

Harvard study: Trigger warnings actually harmful to students

A recent study by Harvard University psychologists suggests the very thing academics use to protect their students from possible trauma … may actually end up harming them.

So-called “trigger...

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Op-Ed: Don’t Hassle Me With Your Microaggressions, You Fascist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00am 7/30/2018 at 10:00am

This smart and funny op-ed was written by… me.

Here’s an excerpt from Townhall:

Don’t Hassle Me With Your Microaggressions, You Fascist

In case you haven’t noticed,...

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Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Former Columbia Prof After Bias Case

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 8:00am 7/30/2018 at 8:00am

The professor claimed one of her colleagues was trying to sabotage her through a negative email campaign.

Bloomberg News reports:

Columbia Bias Case Ends in $1.3 Million Payout to Professor

A jury awarded $1.25 million to a former Columbia University finance professor whose senior colleague sent dozens of emails disparaging her to industry professionals...

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Coleman University Closing its Doors in August

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/29/2018 at 1:30pm

Coleman has only been around since 1963. That’s a pretty short run.

KUSI News reports:

Coleman University announces closing after 55 years

Coleman University announced Thursday that it will close at the end of the current term on August 5, 2018.

“Losing our bid for regional accreditation placed the financial sustainability of the University in...

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Princeton Under Investigation for Allegedly Excluding Men From Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:30am 7/29/2018 at 11:30am

We’re constantly told that women are disadvantaged on campus, yet things like this happen.

Campus Reform reports:

Princeton 2nd Ivy to face Title IX probe for excluding males

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UCLA Won’t Tell Conservative Prof Why He Was Fired Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 9:30am 7/29/2018 at 9:30am

Did he deny climate change? Maybe he misused a pronoun.

The College Fix reports:

UCLA fired a conservative professor last year. It’s still refusing to tell him why.

Today marks the one-year anniversary of professor Keith Fink’s filing of a grievance over his ousting from UCLA—an ousting UCLA remains silent about despite multiple requests...

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DePaul University Prof Thinks We Should Abolish Universities

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:30pm 7/28/2018 at 1:30pm

This professor may be onto something here. I’m just amazed he works for DePaul.

The Washington Examiner reports:

College professor calls to abolish universities

Jason Hill, a pr...

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UC Berkeley Seeks ‘Diversity Recruiter’ for Sweet Six-Figure Salary

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:30am 7/28/2018 at 11:30am

Diversity is the unofficial religion of higher education. It pays quite well, too.

Campus Reform reports:

UC Berkeley offers six-figure salary for ‘diversity’ recruiter

The University of California, Berkeley is offering to pay as much as $126,200 per year for an administrator to oversee and expand its wide-ranging “diversity” recruitment efforts.

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Harvard Denies Discriminating Against Asian-American Applicants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 9:30am 7/28/2018 at 9:30am

A lawsuit against the school is scheduled to go to court in October. The school denies the allegations.

The Boston Globe reports:

Harvard denies discriminating ag...

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Obsessed With Social Justice Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 8:00am 7/28/2018 at 8:00am

The concept of social justice is quite popular on college campuses but lately, we’re seeing more about it than usual.

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Harvard Sorority Bends to New Single-Sex Club Ban by Going Gender-Neutral

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/27/2018 at 5:00pm
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Last year, Harvard announced that in an effort to promote inclusivity, they would ban single-sex clubs. The penalties for non-compliance are harsh, including students who defy the policy are not allowed to serve in leadership positions on campus.

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UC Berkeley Students Angry About On-Campus Bank’s Ties to ICE

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 7/27/2018 at 12:00pm
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This is no different than student activists getting angry over various schools with ties to fossil fuel companies. It’s childish.

The Washington Examiner reports:

UC Berkeley students upset on-campus bank has ties to ICE

Students at the University of California, Berkeley are furious after f...

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Loyola U. Maryland Now Offering ‘Social Justice’ Graduate Education Program

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:00am 7/27/2018 at 10:00am

The left is determined to move their higher education talking points into the realm of K-12.

Campus Reform reports:

Future teachers offered Master’s in ‘social justice’ curriculum

Loyola University Maryland recently announced that it will offer a Master’s degree program with a focus on “Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice” for aspiring K-12 teachers.

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Jeff Sessions Criticizes ‘Snowflake’ Culture on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 8:00am 7/27/2018 at 8:00am
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Jeff Sessions has been fairly vocal on this and other related issues. Good for him.

The Daily Caller reports:

‘Plenty of Tissues’: Jeff Sessions Criticizes Coddling Colleges

Attorney General Jeff Sessions called out sensitive “snowflakes” he says colleges are creating during a speech at a Turning Point USA’s high school leadership summit in Washington,...

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