Universities

New York University paid an African worker $210,000 in a settlement suit after his supervisor called him a “monkey” and a “gorilla.” “Do you want a banana?” NYU employee Osei Agyemang was asked by his boss at NYU’s Bobst Library. According to Agyemang, his boss taunted him with such racially inflammatory remarks for nearly two years. The […]

Nation (AP)–The club of private college and university presidents earning seven figures is getting less exclusive. Thirty presidents received more than $1 million in pay and benefits in 2008, according to an analysis of federal tax forms by The Chronicle of Higher Education. More than 1 in 5 chief executives at the 448 institutions surveyed […]

Washington (USATODAY)– Colleges strive to create welcoming, inclusive communities for students from every background.

From HuffPost.com: Four students have sued Savannah State University on the grounds that they were denied promised athletic scholarships because of they are white.