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The Evolving (Eroding?) Faculty Job

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2 leading scholars of the professoriate release book outlining just how dramatically academic work is changing.

If There's a Will

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If departments want black science, math and engineering students to become faculty members, they should have mentors who want close relationships with them, according to a recent study from the University of California at Berkeley.

Unfair Dismissals Found

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Reviews by AAUP question treatment of professors at Greenville College and New Mexico Highlands University.

Vanderbilt Rising

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University recruits Houston Baker and Hortense Spillers -- stars in black literary studies -- as part of major faculty hiring drive.

Faculty Rights, Post-Katrina

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AAUP reviews how much flexibility colleges should get when disaster strikes -- and one dismissal with little apparent link to the hurricane.

Teaching, Research, Service ...

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Texas A&M University will give extra credit in tenure process to professors whose work has commercial applications.

Losing Their Edge?

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Study suggests that Internet may have eliminated link between working at an elite university and doing the best research.

New Approaches to Faculty Hiring

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Community colleges urged to rethink how they find professors -- and how they structure search committees.

Blackballed at Yale

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Juan Cole's appointment in Middle Eastern studies apparently killed -- despite backing at departmental level and following intense media campaign.

Shrinking Censure List

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AAUP removes 5 colleges from its sanction list, adds New Mexico Highlands -- and debates what to do about Medaille.

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