Professors

How a Search Can Change an Institution

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When U. of Louisville went after a top scientist, she asked about benefits for her partner. Now institution is first in Kentucky to offer them.

Unusual Union Battle

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AFT vows to return collective bargaining for professors at Quinnipiac -- despite legal edge university has as private institution.

Professors: Managers or Employees?

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Appeals court ruling revives debate over unions at private colleges -- and sets off new debate over whom the decision favored.

Strike at Eastern Michigan

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Professors say that changes proposed for health insurance would wipe out impact of salary increase being offered.

The 'Family Friendly' Bonus

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As more colleges have adopted "family friendly" policies for professors, many experts have noted that relatively small shares of those eligible for the flexible arrangements use them. Much has been written about why this is the case, with many observers guessing that young parents, especially women, fear that asking for flexible arrangements may hurt them in the tenure process.

Ruling Worries Academic Labor

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NLRB changes definition of who is a supervisor in way that some fear could hurt unionization of faculty members.

Hartnell College Strike Continues

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Faculty at a California community college picket over pay while administrators vow to keep classes going.

New Measures for Gender Inequities

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AAUP releases national and campus data showing gaps in faculty employment and salaries -- especially at doctoral universities.

Coaches vs. Faculty and Staff

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Survey shows pay for top-level college football coaches continues to soar.

New Push for Full-Time Faculty Jobs

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AFT plans to push state legislation to counter erosion of tenure-track positions. Can long-term adjuncts and new Ph.D.'s both gain?

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