Professor Gary Shank, of Duquesne University, said he would allow his students to say the N-word "in a pedagogical sense" before using it himself.
The university teacher in Belgium resumed the in-person lesson "to allow the students social contact."
As many universities welcome students for the new college year, a fraternity party in the University of New Hampshire has caused a cluster of 11 new cases in the state.
On the weekend before classes are set to start for the new school year, a video emerged of dozens of students gathering without following social distancing guidelines or wearing a mask.
Organizing or attending large gatherings "will be considered a serious matter and students will be held accountable" due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Arkansas Interim Provost Charles F. Robinson wrote Friday.
As coronavirus cases continue to climb on campus, students are expected to move out of dorms by September 6.
Students at colleges across the U.S. are petitioning their schools to reduce tuition costs for online-only courses, accusing admins of exploiting unused fees and operating like "capitalist businesses."
While ECU administration anticipated coronavirus cases cropping up on campus, Interim Chancellor Ron Mitchelson said that the university had seen a "greater spike" than expected.
"We implore members of the tri-campus community to do everything within their power to approach this virus in an appropriate and serious manner. Otherwise, we fear the worst is yet to come," a letter published by The Observer's editorial board read.
As the new cases were being detected, reports of students taking part in risky parties were also emerging.
As students have their grades decided by algorithms and face the prospect of no parties and cancelled classes, is university still worth it during a pandemic?
"[The next stimulus package] will make sure moms and dads don't have to worry about the safety of their children who are going back to schools," said White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.
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The senator from Arkansas said it's a "scandal" that American universities have "trained the Communist Party's brightest minds."
The top five private university endowment funds belong to Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Princeton and MIT.
Flyers covered with "hate-filled" slogans that were left on a Connecticut college campus this past Thursday night have prompted investigations from police and federal agents.
The process is called "picking flowers in foreign lands to make honey in China."
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Other students in the class expressed support for the teacher and the student's protest.
The travel ban, visa restrictions and the president's harsh rhetoric on immigration led to a drop in international student enrollment at universities across the country.
General education has become a series of boxes to grudgingly check en route to graduation.