AAUP's annual survey shows modest pay gains, but low rate of inflation means that many full-time faculty members have a bit more spending power. Salaries and raises are larger at private than at public institutions.
Deandre Poole, the instructor whose Florida Atlantic U. class exercise involving the word "Jesus" led to death threats and demands that he be fired, offers his first interview on what happened that day, on his faith and on academic freedom.
Research featured in new book suggests that, in effort to lure full-pay students, universities have shifted their institutional priorities to the benefit of the affluent and the detriment of everyone else.
Academic senates of California's three higher ed systems all now oppose plan to deal with overcrowding by outsourcing instruction and forcing colleges to award credit for programs that may be unaccredited and for-profit.
Senate vote to bar support from the NSF has many scholars wondering whether their discipline needs a new strategy. Also being debated: Was an exception to the ban a win for research or a loss on principle?
A vote against NYU’s president raises questions about the university’s local and global ambitions, as well as whether the traditional structure of shared governance can survive rapid changes in higher education.