Faculty

Newly Tenured -- at Age 68

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A professional actress arrived late to the tenured ranks, but says she's early into a career in academe.

Should Prospective Faculty Disclose Criminal Backgrounds?

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A Penn faculty committee votes against requiring information of all applicants, but some experts say that the questions should be asked of everyone.

Not So Free Speech in Campus Governance

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Faculty groups fear federal court decision endangers the right of professors at public institutions to speak out on matters of campus policy.

Late Grades? Pay Up, Professor

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Florida State U. has virtually eliminated a problem that plagues many campuses by charging instructors $10 per grade every time they miss a deadline for reporting students' scores.

Tenure as a Tarnished Brass Ring

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Has the system become so flawed that it's not worth it any more? Why are some tenured, liberal professors challenging what others long for?

Changing the Tenure Rules -- Without Telling Anyone?

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Sudden increase in denials at Baylor follows apparent shift in standards that took place after candidates submitted their portfolios for review.

The Seniority Pay Cut

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Colleges consider how to end salary compression and inversion – and whether it’s time to spend more on keeping faculty talent than getting new faculty talent.

Faculty Salaries and Priorities

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AAUP points to gaps in pay for professors and presidents, and sees decline against inflation, but method of calculating total increase is questioned.

Divorce: Grounds for Dismissal

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At Wheaton in Illinois, a professor resigns to avoid being fired under college policy on marriage.

Validation for RateMyProfessors.com?

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Study finds high correlation between reviews on the Web site professors love to hate and in formal evaluation system used by 275 colleges.

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