Faculty

A Flood of Censure

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AAUP condemns 6 institutions -- 4 for treatment of faculty post-Katrina -- and lifts sanctions against 2 universities.

If You Teach Them, They Will Be Happy

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Law students whose professors focus on teaching outperform those at a school where scholarship is valued, study finds.

Faculty Gender and Student Performance

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Whether a professor is male or female has little to no effect on how a student performs in the class, study finds.

Gutting Shared Governance?

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Northwestern blasted for suspending professors' input for 3.5 years while journalism school undergoes curricular overhaul.

How a Strike Was Averted

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Faculty union and state university system in Pennsylvania reach an agreement that raises salaries -- and insurance premiums.

When Credentials Count

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Northeastern doesn't renew contracts for a dozen faculty members without terminal degrees as it expands tenure-track hiring.

Handling the 'Bad Apples'

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Department heads, accustomed to running their own meetings, mostly listened along with provosts, deans and other faculty members during a training workshop in Seattle this week geared toward advising academic leaders in the science, engineering and math fields on how to manage their divisions while keeping diversity in mind.

Skepticism of Faculty and Tenure

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New poll finds majority of public believes bias is problem in college classrooms and questions role of tenure.

You Like Frisbee? I Like Frisbee!

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In matching graduate students with each other as mentors, Purdue wants to know more than just academic interests.

Faculty Communication 101

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Christopher J. Loving, who runs leadership workshops for academic leaders, shares reasons why faculty relationships go sour.

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