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Nov 12, 2018
In what critics say is another bad decision for the U of Louisville Foundation, it's suing a professor it partnered with to launch a failed personalized medicine lab.

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

October 12, 2017

Social scientists clap back at U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts after he calls data on partisan gerrymandering “sociological gobbledygook.”

October 10, 2017

Political scientists see the discipline’s historical division across four subareas as hindering their collective ability to understand Trump’s America -- and its future.

October 5, 2017

Coker College shakes things up by allowing interested professors to break out of the 50-minute routine.

October 4, 2017

Long Island U says it is turning things around, financially and otherwise, one year after a faculty lockout. Professors say the institution continues to falter.

October 2, 2017

AAU wanted to improve science education beyond an instructor-by-instructor basis. Five years on, a major initiative piloted on eight campuses seems to be working.

October 2, 2017

Hopkins eliminates major. Faculty members say Russia’s growing role in the world makes this a terrible time to do so.

September 29, 2017

As science and engineering Ph.D. students progress through their programs, many lose interest in academic careers, report finds. Study's authors say findings suggest changes are needed in Ph.D. training.

September 28, 2017

Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

September 26, 2017

Just because the author of a controversial article on colonialism wants it stricken from the scholarly record doesn’t mean it’s going anywhere. Critics see clickbait corrupting scholarship.

September 20, 2017

Much of the journal’s editorial board resigns, saying that a controversial article arguing in favor of colonialism failed to pass peer review but was published anyway -- and that the journal’s editor then misrepresented the process.

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