From The Columbia Daily Herald: “The Higher Education Subcommittee, which I chair, met this week to discuss several important matters affecting our state’s colleges and universities. This includes the structure of Tennessee’s higher education governance system, the scope and amount of public money spent on diversity programs, and campus safety.”

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From the Human Rights Campaign: “Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill to update and strengthen the state’s sexual health and HIV prevention curriculum. Beginning on January 1, this new law mandates that all public schools include comprehensive information on sexual orientation, gender identity and HIV prevention, among other areas, in their sexual health curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12. It also requires schools to offer sexual health education, which had previously been optional.”

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From The McGill Daily: “The critical articles featured in The Daily’s recent special issue on race are both timely and painfully timeless. In the following response I build on and offer further context for some of the concerns raised in the article “No more excuses” (March 23, Special Issue Pullout, p. 10), which discussed the representation of faculty members of colour at McGill. I do so through drawing on my experiences at McGill over the past four years as well as my doctoral research examining the social relations between Black people and the University.”

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From WKMS: “We conclude a new series of reports called Racer Scholar Profiles, highlighting Murray State Faculty research, scholarly and creative activities across colleges and schools, with Assistant Professor in the Department of Adolescent, Career and Special Education: Dr. Ajay Das. His research centers on inclusive education for students with disabilities through post-secondary education. Dr. Das speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about his findings.”

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