[Blackstudies-l] CHE Forum today at 3:30: Nikole Hannah-Jones and the Politicization of University Governance (link to register is below)

Maria Helena Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Thu May 27 08:32:22 EDT 2021


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Join us today to discuss the Nikole Hannah-Jones case.

Shows of public support for Nikole Hannah-Jones, the award-winning *New
York Times* journalist, continue to pile up, a week after news broke that
she had been denied tenure-upon-hire
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by
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. *The News & Observer *printed
a two-page advertisement
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with
the names of 1,619 University of North Carolina graduates who support
Hannah-Jones (the number a nod to "The 1619 Project
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which she led). The alumni wrote in the ad that "they were outraged by the
Board of Trustees’ failure to approve a tenured professorship" for
Hannah-Jones, whose five-year contract does not include tenure. Meanwhile,
more than 200 prominent figures — including Ta-Nehisi Coates, Joy Reid, Ava
DuVernay, Eric Foner, and Carmelo Anthony — signed a letter
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published on the Black news and culture site *The Root,* calling the
university's decision "egregious" and noting that "state institutions
across the country are attempting to ban frank and rigorous conversation
about our history in the classroom."

What should we make of the Hannah-Jones tenure case, and the broader story
of the intersection of college governance and politics? Join our Lindsay
Ellis and Jack Stripling, and Felecia Commodore, an assistant professor of
higher education at Old Dominion University, *today at 3:30 p.m., Eastern
time,* for a discussion.* Register here
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