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Ex-Coach ‘Tricked Student Athletes Into Sending Nude Photos’

A former track and field coach who worked at several US universities was arrested for allegedly obtaining nude photos through deception from female student athletes he had coached.

Court Sides With Prof Refusing to Use Trans Student’s Preferred Pronouns

A court ruled that a philosophy professor can sue Shawnee State University for violating his First Amendment rights after he was admonished for not using a transgender student’s preferred pronouns.

Report Highlights Continued Pay Disparity in Higher Ed

Gender equality still has a long way to go when it comes to employment at institutions of higher education, a study found.

USC Pays $1.1 Billion Settlement in Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

The University of Southern California agreed to pay an additional $852 million in a settlement of a class-action sexual abuse lawsuit against former campus gynecologist George Tyndall.

Majority of Faculty More Positive About Online Classes Now: Survey

Over half (51 percent) of faculty at higher education institutions are more positive about online classes now than they were before the pandemic, according to an ongoing series of surveys.

OSU President Resigns Due to Sexual Misconduct Inaction at LSU

Oregon State University President F. King Alexander has resigned after allegations of his inaction in the face of sexual misconduct at Louisiana State University, where he previously served as president.

Asian Student Groups Demand Better Anti-Racism Response From Duke

Asian student groups at Duke University came together to pressure the administration to come up with better responses and measures in the wake of racist attacks targeting Asian communities in the US.

UMichigan Professors Request Vaccination Plan for in-Person Classes

Despite initial excitement, University of Michigan professors have raised concerns over vaccination plans and communication as the school announced its intention to offer in-person classes this fall.