Tenure case enmeshed in Middle East debates also raises issues about collegiality and departmental authority.
U. of New Hampshire establishes network to change tenor of national discourse -- and improve campus decision making.
Northwestern blasted for suspending professors' input for 3.5 years while journalism school undergoes curricular overhaul.
New poll finds majority of public believes bias is problem in college classrooms and questions role of tenure.
In matching graduate students with each other as mentors, Purdue wants to know more than just academic interests.
Christopher J. Loving, who runs leadership workshops for academic leaders, shares reasons why faculty relationships go sour.
At a time that many professors fear that administrators don't value tenure, the headline on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Web site seems like something that would draw applause: "Rensselaer to Review Faculty Governance to Strengthen Role of Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty."
AAUP releases principles to defend rights of faculty members against those calling for anti-indoctrination or balancing measures.
Alumni provide funds for U. of Illinois to promote capitalist thought, with goal of creating public university equivalent of Stanford think tank -- and spreading model elsewhere. Some professors are alarmed.
Professors lean left, but major new study of faculty views finds more centrism and less radicalism than critics of academe see -- with growing moderation among young academics.
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