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Apr 01, 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.

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November 20, 2013
A year after a university was accused of being tragically slow in responding to harassment concerns about a professor, it is now accused overreacting to questionable concerns about another professor.
November 15, 2013
A new survey of sociology departments from the American Sociological Society shows few changes to department size spanning last decade, which isn't great, but isn't bad, either.
November 12, 2013
Fed up with unanswered maintenance requests and substandard instructional facilities, some professors are taking a new approach: "shaming" their institutions into action.
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.

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