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Sep 18, 2018
New analysis suggests that women's success in STEM Ph.D. programs has much to do with having female peers, especially in their first year in graduate school.

Surveys

Oct. 23, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Faculty Workplace Engagement is a new survey exploring professors' views on how engaged they are. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from TIAA-CREF.

Booklets

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

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

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

June 20, 2016

AAUP sessions center on faculty members' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race.

June 9, 2016

At many colleges, new assistant professors earn close to or even more than long timers. U of Washington is trying to do something about it -- and finding out how hard it is. Among other ideas: countering expensive retention raises with new salary steps subject to approval by one's peers.

May 23, 2016

Pomona changes criteria for evaluating teaching to include whether professors are "attentive to diversity in the student body."

May 4, 2016

AAUP condemns College of Saint Rose for shedding more than 20 tenure-line faculty jobs with what it calls insufficient faculty input.

April 13, 2016

New study suggests colleges with female presidents are more likely than other institutions to have a greater share of humanities professors who are women.

April 7, 2016

When the Wisconsin Legislature took tenure out of state statute, faculty members at the University of Wisconsin at Madison hoped they could preserve the status quo in a campus policy. But that hope is fading amid new proposals on a policy for layoffs of professors.

April 5, 2016

Faculty and students protest return of professor accused of harassment and assault to campus after a one-term unpaid leave.

April 4, 2016

Work at a regional public university? You'll earn more at a unionized, large urban institution, according to new analysis of faculty salaries.

March 15, 2016

The American Statistical Association seeks to embrace science's inherent complexity and push for more data transparency by rejecting a common, oversimplified measure of statistical significance.

March 14, 2016

Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.

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