Apr 19, 2019
Concordia U's Liberal Arts College, in Canada, wanted conservative scholar Harvey Mansfield to speak at an alumni gala -- until it didn't. But revoking Mansfield's invite didn't settle an internal debate.


"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

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March 18, 2019

Academics oppose proposed legislation to survey student and faculty political beliefs at public universities.

March 14, 2019

Federal appellate court decision could make it harder for adjuncts to form unions at private institutions, especially those adjuncts who want more of a say in institutional decision making.

March 8, 2019

Geoffrey Stone, First Amendment scholar at U of Chicago who's previously defended the use of the word in the classroom, has a change of mind -- or heart.

March 7, 2019

AAUP finds that Maricopa colleges' governing board sought to destroy its faculty governing body for political purposes. The board's most controversial changes have been reversed, but faculty concerns linger.

February 15, 2019

New hires of full-time faculty at public master’s and doctoral institutions rose more than a decade ago, then declined after the recession -- while hires at baccalaureate institutions remained slow and steady.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

February 7, 2019

Tenure is again at risk in Iowa. Some scholars say legislators should study their own history, since a case during World War II is to many experts a classic example of why protecting academic freedom matters.

January 23, 2019

Wright State professors strike over a board-imposed contract they say would gut faculty rights and compensation. Non-tenure-track faculty members would have to wait nine or more years for job stability under university plan.

January 23, 2019

Partisan politics prevents those on the political left from seeing threats to campus free expression, argue Jeffrey Aaron Snyder and Amna Khalid.


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