Day: April 28, 2014

Smith College Confronts Transgender Issues

Three dozen students picketed the admissions office at Smith College last week. “The protest,” Inside Higher Ed reports, “called for Smith to admit those who may be listed as male on their high school transcripts but have been living as women.” Smith explained that it does not discriminate against transgender students who are enrolled and […]

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Brown, Like Yale, Screws up on Due Process

A few years ago, the Patrick Witt case at Yale exposed the unwillingness of an Ivy League institution to uphold even the minimal due process protections the schools accord to students accused of sexual assault. Witt, recall, was a star quarterback who withdrew his Rhodes application, the interview for which coincided with the Harvard-Yale game. […]

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