A documentary film-maker was disinvited from an academic conference because an organizer feared she would be subject to ideologically motivated reprisals for hosting him.
Dean of Students John Ellison gets an A for initiative, a B-minus for execution, and extra-credit for stoking a useful debate.
A new lawsuit takes aim at the Department of Education’s push to force colleges to decide cases based on “a preponderance of the evidence.”
Faculty at Pomona College have set new guidlines—but the students who pushed for the change don’t agree among themselves on their implications.
The move comes just days after the school demoted Starr, its president, and fired Art Briles, the football coach, over how sexual-assault complaints were handled.
Nicholas and Erika Christakis stepped down from their positions in residential life months after student activists called for their dismissal over a Halloween kerfuffle.
The rise of illiberal norms and the weakening of free speech continues to undermine the very causes valued by the American left.
College students are being told that “we cannot look at the world and say it is messed up and fix it without working on ourselves.” That is exactly the wrong advice to give them.
Two scholars discuss the ups and downs of life as a right-leaning professor.
Linda Katehi has been put on paid leave for 90 days while investigators probe allegations of nepotism, conflicts of interest, and squandering public money on PR.
Why a high school senior feels alienated from activist groups that share causes in which he believes.
Students working to force the resignation of UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi to resign face critics using the language of social justice to attack them.
The university spent at least $175,000 dollars to remove "references to the pepper spray incident in search results on Google for the university and the Chancellor."
Activists were cleared from a building by officials who claimed that they were making university employees feel scared.
Public schools in the United States aren’t teaching students how to engage diverse opinions.
Princeton’s board of trustees votes to retain Woodrow Wilson’s name on buildings and programs.
Readers offer their insights and experiences to today’s college students and educators.
The billionaire candidate couldn’t have created more perfect foils for a candidacy built on resentment.
An undergraduate and staff writer at The Atlantic exchange contrasting perspectives on the protests that roiled the campus last fall.
Citing her paid side gigs and the horrific brutality by campus cops that marred her tenure, they make as strong a case as campus protesters anywhere in the nation.
Student activists demand millions to reshape their institution and punish faculty members who violate ‘social justice’ taboos.
A recurring falsehood in the ongoing debate about campus culture, politics, and policy
A new survey shows that students feel much more engaged and open to activism than they were in the past.
Researchers say that discrimination at colleges and universities may have negative impacts on black students’ mental health.
Last week, I asked Oberlin insiders to help explain a protest at the Ohio liberal-arts college. A small group of…
Dining-hall food might not be the most pressing injustice in the world—but students need space to experiment with activism.
The debate over ‘mismatch theory’ is needlessly polarized—and further research will help students, whatever the answers it generates.
Efforts to police offensive language have seldom achieved their goals, and often been turned against the groups they were intended to protect.
Progress against racial injustice is stagnant, yet the demands of student activists are still widely dismissed.
The 20th century produced monuments to a false consensus—can the 21st century create a more representative commemorative sphere?
Students are forcing elite colleges to adapt to changing times—and it is, ever so slowly, working.
A black student posted “White Only” signs on water fountains to highlight systemic racism—and provoked an uproar.
What I learned from attending a town-hall meeting and listening to students’ concerns
Students at Princeton University are protesting the ways it honors the former president, who once threw a civil-rights leader out of the White House.
Last week MSNBC host, and former Congressman, Joe Scarborough seemed shocked that Princeton students would object to having numerous buildings…
The ambitious effort that could transform the institution and inform how other campuses respond to student protests.
In the wake of terrorism, the burdens of Islamophobia fall especially hard on students.
Occidental College is the latest campus to join the domino effect of students calling for the firing of top administrators.…
Predominantly white institutions have made themselves attractive to minority students but haven’t succeeded in making themselves inclusive.
Fighting racism doesn’t require censoring critics.
Intellectual allies have defended the students against unfair attacks, but haven’t helped them reflect on their biggest mistakes.
Rob had a really great post this morning asking why American college students don’t strike the way students at universities…
Students from Yale to the University of Missouri are protesting the one-sided equation that has excused offensive behavior for years.
Defenders of the First Amendment aren’t distracting from attention from racism—they’re preserving the tools necessary to struggle against it.
Earlier this week we heard briefly from a staff member of The Maneater, the student newspaper at the University…
One interesting bit of context to the kerfuffle at Yale: I was a student at Northwestern University from 2009…
The attacks on individuals have obscured the historical and contemporary injustices that sparked their protests.
A journalist at the University of Missouri is mobbed by a crowd insisting he is the aggressor.
It’s too easy, and also rash and risky, to criticize people on the basis of perhaps-out-of-context social media snippets. …
A fight over Halloween costumes at Yale has devolved into an effort to censor dissenting views.
The elite university needs to address Calhoun College’s history without wiping out important educational opportunities.
The elite university still honors the South Carolina senator best known for praising the morality of slavery.
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
“There has been a real powerful sense ... that the future they were promised has been taken away from them.”