Jan 17, 2019
Requiring that at least 40 percent of search committee members be female was followed by a drop in hiring of women, study found.


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December 10, 2018

Teaching assistants pledge to withhold student grades as long as university proceeds with plan for new building to house Silent Sam. Many ask why university would spend millions to house a symbol of white supremacy.

December 7, 2018

In wake of tensions, Shayok Misha Chowdhury, a visiting professor and director of Beast Thing, will no longer seek a tenure-track position at the college.

December 6, 2018

New studies find variation by departments, with many findings of significant rates of depression and anxiety.

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.

December 4, 2018

UNC Chapel Hill plans to create a new building to house Confederate statue. Hundreds march to protest idea.

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

The recent challenges are at best mistaken and at worst malicious, argues Michele S. Moses.

November 27, 2018

New analysis of history-major data says the field has fallen to "new low." Can it be saved?

November 19, 2018

New paper explores just what faculty candidates include in their statements, which are currently the subject of debate.

November 16, 2018

Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors' "Animal House" behavior in harassing students.


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