Death of department chair at Texas A&M -- a prominent figure in rhetoric nationally -- leaves scholars with more questions than answers.
Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.
Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?
Female historians who are married move to full professor at a slower pace than their single colleagues, new study finds. For male historians, a spouse appears to speed up promotion.
Data released ahead of MLA convention set tone for hiring in the humanities this season.
With several high-profile disputes recently settled, and another in litigation, questions arise about university's commitment to diversity and academic freedom, as well as its tenure process.
Why do women publish less in science, on average, than do men? A new study suggests that it may have to do with what universities provide in financial support.
In first statement on confidentiality and academic governance, AAUP recommends against blanket bans on faculty members sharing information.
In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.
Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.