Matthew Vines, a “queer rights activist,” spoke at Harvard University and interpreted the Bible differently than Christian and Jewish biblical scholars on monogamous, heterosexual relationships.
Topic: Accuracy in Academia
Apparently, disrupting a guest speaker from addressing the intended audience at the City University of New York (CUNY) at its School of Law is acceptable.
Plagiarism allegations against the president of Hobart and William Smith College led to his resignation, several weeks after an internal investigation began over the credibility of his dissertation.
In the Syracuse University student newspaper, the Daily Orange, faculty members took out an advertisement to condemn the alleged gender pay gap between men and women at the university.
Over fifty student groups at New York University are pushing a petition to encourage the university administration to divest from Israel-produced goods and products such as Sabra-brand hummus.
Another divest-from-Israel student resolution is making its way in the George Washington University student association, after a failed attempt to do so last year over lack of attention to detail.
New York University students protested the investment in fossil fuels, but the university administration allegedly threatened to take away their financial aid and housing, which led to the disbandment of the protest.
Liberty University’s president may have killed a story by college journalists over covering a quote of his in an article about left-wing evangelicals protesting at the university.
A group of black Americans, called the Caucus of African American Leaders, demanded that a Maryland county school system should include racism as a mental health disorder.
A labor union claimed that the University of California-Berkeley paid their white employees more than their African-American employees, and organized a traffic-blocking protest to make their point.