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Nov 16, 2018
Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors' "Animal House" behavior in harassing students.

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

January 10, 2018

Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.

January 9, 2018

Professors debate the role -- or absence -- of the historian in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new Vietnam documentary, concurring that a lack of critical perspective makes the film more milquetoast than masterpiece.

January 5, 2018

Historians who teach U.S. conservatism say their jobs got a lot harder last year but that Trump's presidency also provides new opportunities for student engagement.

December 20, 2017

New study of economics professors' research effort and impact says they're not exactly "swinging for the fences" after getting tenure.

December 19, 2017

Study finds that men speak twice as often as women do at colloquiums, a difference that can't be explained away by rank, speaker pool composition or women's interest in giving talks.

December 13, 2017

University of Arkansas professors want to stall a vote on system policy changes they say would upend the definition of tenure. Many fear the system is trying to focus on the vague concept of collegiality.

December 11, 2017

Rutgers professor who was prolifically anti-Semitic on social media is removed from teaching required courses and from a campus leadership post.

December 8, 2017

What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academe tell us about the problem?

December 7, 2017

A professor is set to challenge his termination over sexual harassment next week as another across the country was placed on leave. On yet another campus, students celebrate the recent departure of a professor found to have committed misconduct.

November 21, 2017

Full-time jobs in English and languages continue to decline, reaching a new low, says preliminary annual jobs report from the Modern Language Association.

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