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Jan 21, 2019
Professor's email at U of Houston about body odor, referencing some cultures, raises concerns about how to broach this delicate topic, if at all.

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

March 13, 2015

Presidents overwhelmingly say they should have more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions. But just how much say should they have? 

March 3, 2015

U. of Tennessee walks back -- at least in terminology -- from a proposal to "de-tenure" faculty members as part of new business plan. But the policy idea may well remain alive.

March 3, 2015

UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?

February 25, 2015

A prominent professor uses a disciplinary meeting to discuss his struggles with depression -- and encourages others in academe to talk about mental health issues.

February 18, 2015

Has a key part of the gender gap for women in science and technology been eliminated? Or do the data show the continued loss of female talent in STEM?

February 18, 2015

New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.

February 17, 2015

U. of Denver moves to new titles, a career path and multiyear contracts for those off the tenure track. Could this be a model for other institutions?

February 13, 2015

New study shows how a relatively small number of Ph.D. programs dominate hiring for the best faculty positions.

February 9, 2015

When students go to popular Web site to rate professors, their word choices appear to depend on whether instructors are men or women, new analysis finds.

February 6, 2015

A Berkeley analysis of disparities by race and gender in faculty salaries raises key questions: Which gaps matter? Why do gaps vary? What can be done to eliminate them?

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