April 24, 2014
Study finds faculty members more likely to respond to inquiries from prospective graduate students who are white males. Business faculty appear to favor white men most, humanities and arts professors the least.
April 1, 2014
What do academic departments risk when they're not perceived as being "flexible" enough to accommodate work-family balance? A lot -- and not only parents feel the pinch, a new study suggests.
March 31, 2014
Divided federal appeals court backs Miami U. in tenure dispute that related in part to a chair's rejection of external reviewers from historically black colleges.
March 17, 2014
'W.' attracted sympathy and ire last week when the story of her failed attempt at negotiating a tenure-track position went viral. Now she's addressing her critics.
March 12, 2014
A Cameron U. professor says he is being stripped of tenure, in violation of his First Amendment rights, for accusing a colleague of racism and for insisting on diversity outreach in hiring.
March 6, 2014
Could having families now be as disadvantageous to men's academic careers as women's? Study raises possibility.
January 9, 2014
There are lots of stories about jerks in academe. A new blog isn't about them.
January 6, 2014
Panelists at meeting of historians challenge notion that only careers in academe are fulfilling, citing benefits of working for the federal government.
December 18, 2013
Santa Clara U.'s Faculty Senate has deemed the administration's new exclusion of elective abortions from insurance coverage "invalid," and wants the Board of Trustees to take up the matter.
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