Fourteen groups sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to bring more diversity to Middle East Studies grants.
Topic: Title VI
Will Mid East Studies Finally Get Diverse?
The university departments that provide them may soon have to.
Federally Funded Anti-Semitism
We’ve reported on the movement on college campuses to apply boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against entities that invest in the state of Israel. As well, we’ve shown the anti-Semitism in this campaign. Now, a…
Feds Seek Diversity in Middle East Studies Programs
The Department of Education has started requiring universities that receive federal funding for Middle East Studies centers to report on how their programs are including diverse perspectives and a wide range of views. This is…
Dept. of Ed Goes Global
The U.S. Department of Education’s report, “Succeeding Globally Through International Education and Engagement” tries to show how American students will gain more international experience. The report features six quotes by the department secretary Arne Duncan,…