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.
Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.
Prominent researcher’s Facebook post calling women at a neuroscience conference “unattractive,” and lamenting lack of "super model types," sets off debate about sexism in science.
An American U. professor set off a debate over breast-feeding in class. Not everyone agrees on that issue, but most experts say colleges should make it easy for breast-feeding employees to pump. Are institutions doing their part?
New study offers evidence that scientists -- men and women alike -- assume female students are less competent and less worthy of pay and mentoring than male students.
When student journalists asked professor about how she fed her sick infant during first day of class, she objected -- and told her story online. Amid all the discussion of family-friendly policies, is this an issue that remains undiscussed?
Political scientists consider positions they are taking on gay rights by attending or staying away from their discipline's largest gathering.
New study finds some male researchers seek egalitarian role at home, but most (including some starting their careers) do not.
2 male philosophers propose that scholars stay away from conferences that don’t have female keynoters.