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Youngstown State limits adjunct hours

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Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.

 

Essay on breaking the cycle of academic perfectionism

Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

To keep perfectionism in check, you need to understand your habits and attitudes, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.

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Faculty groups say president endangered safety of professor

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Faculty groups say president of U. of Northern Iowa reacted too quickly to a student grievance and ended up endangering a professor and wrongly suggesting she was unfair to someone in the National Guard.

Essay on whether faculty are trained for emergency situations

Running 'Round the Ivory Tower

Two recent incidents have Terri E. Givens wondering whether faculty members are adequately trained to respond in emergencies.

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New analysis on factors associated with academics publishing more than others

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Networking and motivation have more of an impact than age, gender or teaching load, according to study of European academics.

Essay on decisions about expanding your family when you are on the tenure track

Kirstie Ramsey discusses some of the questions to consider when you are on the tenure track and may want a(nother) child.

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Essay on how a fellowship refreshed an academic career

Running 'Round the Ivory Tower

Terri Givens reflects on how a fellowship in Washington offered personal and professional renewal.

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American U.: Professors shouldn't bring babies to class

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American U. says faculty members should not bring a sick child to class, and criticizes professor who published essay questioning conduct of student journalists, and naming them.

Essay on how sabbaticals change faculty members

William Palmer considers the value of his time away from teaching, and why he's excited to return to the classroom.

 

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National University faculty say administration is cutting them out of governance

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Faculty members at National U., none of whom have tenure, say the institution is dealing with its challenges by shutting down shared governance and ignoring their role.

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