Breaking ranks with the board, the trustee said new leadership would “allow the healing process to begin” after a former university doctor pleaded guilty to sex abuse.
The school’s board of trustees asked for a state inquiry over whether officials ignored or covered up abuse complaints over Larry Nassar.
Kenneth Marcus’s potential return to the Education Department has drawn criticism from civil rights groups that see his narrow focus on Israel as blinding him to other matters of bias.
Public universities grapple with balancing freedom of expression — even hate speech — with providing safe campuses.
The United Negro College Fund has been among the most vocal critics of Obama-era student borrower protections, saying they threaten the viability of its 37 member institutions.
Longstanding complaints about the barriers women face in the economics profession are beginning to resonate within the male-dominated field.