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Cancel Culture Database

Cancel Culture Database

IncidentSchool NameDateTargetConfederate?Protested/Canceled?
University removes slave owner’s name to create a ‘more inclusive community’University of Cincinnati12/23/2019Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
College strips name of its founder from building, cites ‘racism’ against Native AmericansMacalester College12/11/2019Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Board of Regents refuses student demands to rename four buildings named after segregationistsUniversity of Minnesota04/30/2019Buildings/NamesNoProtested
SUNY New Paltz leaders vote to rename dorms named after town’s 17th century settlers, citing slaverySUNY New Paltz03/15/2019Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
UC Berkeley to remove historic Boalt name associated with law school, citing racismUniversity of California Berkeley01/11/2019Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Duke University removes Confederate veteran Julian Carr's name from buildingDuke University12/02/2018Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Students want Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's name removed from buildingSavannah College of Art and Design10/15/2018Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Citing ‘violence against California Native Americans,’ Stanford to ax Junipero Serra’s name from campus featuresStanford University09/21/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Ball State to remove Papa John’s name from business programBall State University08/16/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Porter Butts Gallery at Wisconsin Union renamed due to involvement with group with same name as KKKUniversity of Wisconsin Madison08/07/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Women's college abandons class names due to vague association with the KKKWesleyan College08/07/2018Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Bucknell U. wastes no time deleting references to alumnus Les MoonvesBucknell University07/31/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University of Louisville to rename Papa John’s Cardinal StadiumUniversity of Louisville07/13/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Fredric March name removed from union due to involvement with group with same name as KKKUniversity of Wisconsin Madison06/25/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
UPitt removes name of Thomas Parran from building due to 'racist and unethical medical experiments'University of Pittsburg03/30/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University strips name of its former president due to 'his support of eugenics and advocacy for tobacco'University of Michigan03/29/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
College bar's 'Make America Jolly Again' event canceled because of nameCase Western Reserve University02/07/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Student newspaper does away with 'Crusader' monikerCollege of the Holy Cross02/05/2018Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Tulane student government fights ‘white supremacy’ by voting to change building nameTulane University12/18/2017Buildings/NamesYesProtested
USC female empowerment group takes ‘women’ out of its name — to be more inclusiveUniversity of Southern California12/17/2017Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Eastern Illinois University’s ‘Lincoln Hall’ eyed for name changeEastern Illinois University10/16/2017Buildings/NamesNoProtested
College begins excising references to its founder on campus buildingsBryn Mawr College08/26/2017Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
ESPN refuses to apologize for pulling reporter named 'Robert Lee' from college football gameUniversity of Virginia08/23/2017Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Hindus, students upset college sticks to Catholic roots, renames yoga coursesBenedictine College04/24/2017Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Rice U. does away with ‘master’ term, cites ‘negative historical connotation’Rice University04/11/2017Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Yale to rename Calhoun College after extended protest campaignYale University02/12/2017Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
Demands for Jesuit College to change its name due to slavery associationsJohn Carroll University01/02/2017Buildings/NamesYesProtested
Ohio U. building named after Fox News founder must be renamed immediately, students voteOhio University09/12/2016Buildings/NamesNoProtested
University of Oregon strips name of former KKK leader from campus buildingUniversity of Oregon09/08/2016Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
University considers renaming 'plantations' to 'botanical gardens'Cornell University08/27/2016Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Vanderbilt paid Confederate group $1.2 million to remove ‘Confederate’ from building nameVanderbilt University08/15/2016Buildings/NamesYesCanceled
College dumps supposedly ‘phallic’ nickname for building over a single complaintColorado School of Mines07/20/2016Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Effort to derail naming George Mason law school after Scalia fails — name takes effect July 1George Mason University05/19/2016Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Professors argue changing wording of Master's Degree because of its 'problematic' pastYale University02/13/2016Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Students protest the name of building because it's named after a man named 'Lynch'Lebanon Valley College12/09/2015Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Ole Miss renames Christmas event because it 'connoted too much Christianity'University of Mississippi12/07/2015Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
Harvard, Princeton stop using word 'master' in their residential college housing systemsvarious12/02/2015Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
University axes homecoming ‘king’ and ‘queen,’ replaces it with gender-neutral ‘royals’San Diego State University11/12/2015Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
‘Decolonizing’ Oklahoma U. effort includes renaming Columbus Day, protesting ‘whitewashing’ Sooners nameUniversity of Oklahoma10/01/2015Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Students petition for Columbus Day to be replaced with Indigenous People's DayUniversity of Oklahoma09/19/2015Buildings/NamesNoProtested
‘FIJI’ frat refuses to change longtime nickname over cultural appropriation accusationsvarious06/27/2014Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Gay activists target campus building named after Polish anti-Communist heroNortheastern Illinois University06/24/2014Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Professors push to rename dorms they deem ‘culturally chauvinist, primitivizing’University of Colorado Boulder12/20/2013Buildings/NamesNoProtested
Student government approves resolution to rename Columbus DayArizona State University12/17/2012Buildings/NamesNoCanceled
IncidentSchool NameDateTargetConfederate?Protested/Canceled?