Professor sets off furor with comment on Twitter about obese Ph.D. applicants.
Appeals court backs Boston College on most of the interview records on Northern Ireland that the British government (backed by U.S. authorities) wanted turned over.
In light of several recent, high-profile cases of poor communication between faculty and governing boards, AAUP advocates for regular interaction between the two groups and more shared governance.
Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.
Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
New education major at Colorado College, a thriving liberal arts college, challenges whether sector should still be defined by traditional disciplines.
Study challenges assumption that professors have become more lenient in evaluating students, or that their grades have less "signaling" power. Another researcher challenges paper as inaccurate.
Florida's newest state university announces it will be the first without the traditional form of job security for academics.
The culture of scientific research needs a major shakeup to tackle the challenges facing society, a new report asserts.
As the number of faculty votes of dissatisfaction with university administrators rises, the influence of such votes seems to wane.
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