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University of California, Riverside, professor resigns after colleagues alleged her Cherokee heritage claims were fraudulent. She remained employed in academe despite years of denunciations.
A mandated curriculum long sought by Virginia Commonwealth students and faculty members was set to take effect this fall. The university delayed it late last month, and advocates don’t buy its reasoning for doing so.
This year, Republican lawmakers in multiple states proposed bills eliminating tenure and targeting diversity, equity and inclusion. But legislatures only ended up passing significant bans on DEI.
The university’s president since June 2021 stepped down effective immediately Thursday night amid negative national media attention.