October 30, 2013
MLA's annual jobs report shows dips in hiring for both English and foreign languages.
October 29, 2013
Do male professors need and seek out attention from their female students? A popular feminist blogger thinks so, as do many of her Twitter followers.
October 18, 2013
Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.
September 25, 2013
Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.
September 16, 2013
A Columbia professor got very detailed on his website about what he expects of his graduate students. Some praise his clarity, but others have been taken aback by his strict rules.
September 10, 2013
American Sociological Association tries to figure out the gender choices members should get to categorize themselves -- and the process is far from simple.
August 21, 2013
Disgraced professor renews the discussion over whether those leading the field should have degrees in it.
June 24, 2013
Lawyers and a disability rights advocate stressed that faculty members must be proactive rather than reactive in making sure their online courses and materials are accessible for students with disabilities.
June 14, 2013
Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.
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