"If faculty approve the current proposal, some students may be able to graduate without taking a college-level history, literature or language course."
SOURCE: Inside Higher Ed
by Antar Tichavakunda
The University of Alabama's initial decision to add desegregation pioneer Autherine Lucy's name to a building already honoring a former governor and Klansman was a PR blunder, but it sheds light on the way that universities typically use symbolic changes to sidestep demands for systemic reform.
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