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Tenured professor at Boulder says she is being forced out over lecture on prostitution

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Students and alumni rally around tenured professor who says she is being forced out because her lecture about prostitution (in a course on deviance) might make some people uncomfortable.

Chicago community college faculty object to idea of being fingerprinted daily

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Should faculty be forced to check in every day by fingerprint? Chicago community college faculty members object to that possibility.

Hopkins plans shifts in graduate school and faculty hiring

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Pioneer in the research university model wants to shrink graduate enrollment (but offer much better stipends to those who are admitted), to favor junior faculty for tenure-track openings. Grad students object.

Study examines impact of major vs. impact of college prestige on women's earnings

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For women, and especially disadvantaged women, what they study may be more important than where they study -- if they aspire to close the pay gap with men.

Council of American Studies Association backs boycott of Israeli universities

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Council of American Studies Association endorses plan to cut ties to Israeli universities and urges its members to vote for such a move.

Black professor's essay raises questions on why she was investigated after offending white students

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A black female professor says she has been repeatedly investigated by her college for talking about race in ways that offended some white students.

Study finds role of star scientist may be growing while role of top department is shrinking

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Study suggests that, in science, influence of top departments (while strong) may be shrinking while role of top researchers may be increasing.

McGill professor manages to turn down student request and gain popularity

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McGill professor -- petitioned by students to extend a paper deadline -- makes them laugh while turning them down.

Adjunct professor challenges mid-semester dismissal from a community college

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The recent firing of an adjunct professor of political science from Chaffey College shows just how "at will" part-time faculty members' employment really is. 

NYU and UAW agree to terms of election for teaching assistant union

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New York University and UAW agree on plan to let grad students vote on collective bargaining, paving the way for return to unionization of teaching assistants at a private university. Expected legal showdown is averted for now.

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