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Faculty
Apr 19, 2019
Concordia U's Liberal Arts College, in Canada, wanted conservative scholar Harvey Mansfield to speak at an alumni gala -- until it didn't. But revoking Mansfield's invite didn't settle an internal debate.

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

February 27, 2019

Faculty proposal would split a U.S. history and ideals required sequence across the CSU system. Historians aren't happy with the idea.

February 15, 2019

Judge says University of Texas at Austin can't revoke a former student's Ph.D. on its own, outside a court of law.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019

American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

February 11, 2019

Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

February 7, 2019

Tenure is again at risk in Iowa. Some scholars say legislators should study their own history, since a case during World War II is to many experts a classic example of why protecting academic freedom matters.

February 6, 2019

Division, investigations, faculty departures … What is going on in Hope College's music department, where students value those who have left?

January 30, 2019

New research says some straightforward interventions are effective in addressing faculty workload disparities.

January 29, 2019

Field's faculty jobs outlook was constant last year after years of disappearing positions.

January 29, 2019

U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with professor.

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