Higher-Education Groups Split Over Workplace-Retaliation Case at Supreme Court

A workplace-retaliation lawsuit heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday has exposed divisions between higher-education groups over how to balance colleges' freedom to make academic decisions against the need to protect the jobs of faculty members who bring discrimination complaints.

So deep is the split between the two sides that the American Association of University Professors has accused the American Council on Education and other leading college associations of