Day: December 12, 2014

Triple Jeopardy and No Lawyers at SMU

Southern Methodist University has become the latest target of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), signing an agreement admitting to violations of Title IX and adopting new policies. As with all such agreements, due process for accused students is the loser. But this agreement has a few unusual clauses. While the SMU OCR complaint dealt […]

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Women, Minorities More Likely to Flee Academic STEM Careers

Inside Higher Edreports on yet another hand wringing study of the difficulty of “diversifying” (that is, employing more women and certain minorities) in academic STEM fields. This time, however, the obstacle or barrier is at the end, not the beginning, of the pipeline: women and minorities themselves choose to abandon STEM careers in academic research […]

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