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Larry's Other Legacy

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Child care in Boston isn’t exactly cheap, and child care at Harvard University isn’t exactly ideal.

In a survey last fall of 244 faculty members, child care was ranked as the “least effective” policy or practice at Harvard. As part of a push to make Harvard more family friendly and more appealing to female faculty members, Harvard announced Tuesday that it will expand its child care offerings and strengthen parental leave policies.

The Missing Doctorates

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Black Ph.D.'s in science and engineering are more likely than others to end up teaching in non-science fields, NSF study finds 

Training the Next Generation

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In Chicago, Roosevelt U. will help prepare faculty for community colleges, which will in turn provide students for the university.

Where the Jobs Are

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Data show long-term growth of part-time faculty slots, administrative jobs outpacing instructor posts, and boom in for-profit sector.

Sociology, Gender and Higher Ed

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New research examines women in the professoriate and the impact of athletics on academic performance.

Age Bias or Anti-Adjunct Bias?

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EEOC charges that a college repeatedly rejected a successful part-timer in favor of younger applicants for a full-time slot.

Are You Now or Have You Ever...

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Under new Ohio law, some public universities require new professors to sign statement about possible links to terrorist groups.

The Rise of the Social Sciences

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New book uses some unusual data sets to trace disciplinary shifts over a century -- and around the entire world.

Learning to Teach

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CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.

Missing Credentials

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Following reports on revoked degree, professor loses posts at 2 universities in the past year.

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