Gannon U to Play ‘Black National Anthem’ at Games

Gannon University, a private Catholic university in Erie, Pa., will play “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” commonly known as the Black national anthem, before all of its home games for every sport, the Erie Times-News reported. The song will accompany the “Star-Spangled Banner” as a way to educate students about Black history, Kelvin Jefferson, coach … Read more

Reckless student behavior delays UNC Chapel Hill plans for some in-person classes

Students, faculty and staff members, and alumni of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, were horrified and outraged at the sight of hundreds of students crowding onto a popular street full of bars and restaurants over the weekend to celebrate the men’s basketball team’s win over Duke University. The possibility of spreading the coronavirus … Read more

Academic Minute | Fair-Weather Fan

The fair-weather fan gets a lot of contempt from the die-hards. In today’s Academic Minute, Duke Kunshan University’s Kyle Fruh wonders if these fans have it right after all. Fruh is an assistant professor of philosophy at Duke Kunshan. A transcript of this podcast can be found here. Source

Former Miami Head Start Teacher to Lead House Higher Education Panel

Representative Frederica Wilson, a former Head Start teacher and coordinator in the Miami-Dade school district, will head the House education committee’s higher education subcommittee. The Democrat from Florida said in a statement she’d work to increase access to higher education. “I will seek to help make attaining a quality degree more accessible for all, which … Read more

City Loses Lawsuit After Spending Public Dollars on Private University

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled against Peoria Monday, saying the city violated the state Constitution by giving a $2.6 million taxpayer subsidy to Huntington University, a private institution, The Arizona Republic reported. Peoria, a suburb northwest of Phoenix, offered in 2015 to pay the Indiana-based university nearly $1.9 million if it opened a satellite campus in the … Read more

Academic Minute: Fair-Weather Fan

Today on the Academic Minute: Kyle Fruh, assistant professor of philosophy at Duke Kunshan University, wonders if fair-weather fans have the right approach. Learn more about the Academic Minute here. Is this diversity newsletter?:  Hide by line?:  Disable left side advertisement?:  Is this Career Advice newsletter?:  Trending:  Live Updates:  liveupdates0 Source