Adjuncts

Adjuncts
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.

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

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

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January 17, 2019

Erroneous job ads with the preferred candidates' names in the titles roil academics who have experienced "sham" searches.

January 8, 2019

Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

January 7, 2019

Racist comments directed at a scholar at a disciplinary meeting floor classicists in the room. Some see it as a major setback for a historically exclusionary field that is trying hard to change.

December 21, 2018

They have become a gold standard among institutions that wish to show their commitment to American higher education's core principle of freedom of expression, argues Michael Poliakoff.

December 11, 2018

Science advocacy groups seek to make facts on research clear as Department of Health and Human Services conducts comprehensive review of research following pressure from conservatives.

December 4, 2018

U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

November 30, 2018

Professor says she's "terminating" Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints against an administrator and then pursued what she calls cooked-up research misconduct allegations against her.

November 29, 2018

Adult film star's invite to campus gets a Wisconsin chancellor in trouble. Some see hypocrisy on the part of the state university system, which passed a lengthy free speech policy just last year. Does the system only care about some speech?

November 1, 2018

At one campus doing so, many adjuncts will lose positions, but departments aren't being eliminated.

October 30, 2018

An ambitious research effort spanning much of Illinois has its eyes set on Chicago as a new "hub" that could bring together the state's largest public and private universities.

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