Can education be free and online and yet reject some of the choices made by proponents of massive open online courses? A class about to debut aims to show what's possible.
In report to faculty and students, UT president outlines principles for online education and asks for greater input from professors.
AAUP's new head administrator, who comes from a union background, signals a focus on getting more faculty members involved.
Students select or reject majors based in large part on the quality of the first college instructor they have in the discipline, new research finds.
Lots of faculty members are delaying retirement as long as possible. A Penn State political scientist says that's a bad idea -- and sets off debate when he follows through on his idea.
There are a variety of groups offering to cover expenses for academics to travel to Israel. Professors consider the questions raised by participation on such trips.
A new study backs idea that the end of mandatory retirement significantly changed the way professors finish (or don't finish) their careers.
After investigation of professor accused of promoting religious views in a science course, Ball State U.'s president says intelligent design shouldn't be taught in such classes.
Recent charges of sexual assault and harassment by music professors raise old questions about a "sinister trend" in the discipline. Experts blame a mix of cultural factors and unique windows of opportunity.
As unionization of those off the tenure track spreads, there are substantial gains in pay and benefits.
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