NEWS BRIEFS: Feds Find U Michigan Repeatedly Violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

FROM INSIDE HIGHER EDUCATION: “Time and time again over the past academic year, the University of Michigan did not comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) said Monday in announcing an agreement with the university to end its two investigations. Title VI requires federally funded institutions to prevent harassment and discrimination based on shared ancestry, which includes both antisemitism and Islamophobia. When a university receives a report of prohibited harassment or discrimination, they must respond, investigate, and remedy the situation to prevent a hostile environment from persisting—as OCR has made clear in multiple announcements in recent months.” Read more here.

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