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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick pledged to end tenure for college professors who teach critical race theory in response to the Faculty Council at the University of Texas approving a resolution to give professors the freedom to do so.

Cornel West made his disdain for Harvard University crystal clear with no uncertain terms in a public letter of resignation that condemned the Ivy League school for being in the "shadow of Jim Crow."

Coalition groups comprised of Black students, alumni and faculty pressed on in their years-long fight to create a more equitable campus for Black students by presenting the university with a list of demands during a Wednesday news conference.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finally voted to grant tenure to award-winning investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, ending more than a month of controversy following the school's initial reluctance.