FACULTY JOBS

Penn State announces new health insurance surcharges for smokers, others

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Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.

U. of California Board of Regents adopts new measure for academic freedom

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U. of California board -- responding to 2006 Supreme Court ruling -- codifies the right of professors to offer views on any policy or action of the university.

Colorado AAUP caucus adopts statement against changing tenure criteria midstream

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At several campuses, faculty leaders say institutions are unfairly altering tenure criteria as candidates are midway through their probationary periods.

A lawsuit filed against two labs founded by UT-Austin professor raises questions of conflict of interest and academic freedom

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Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.

Universities spend more on professor than coach salaries, study says

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New study says universities actually spend more per professor on salaries than they do per coach, and that high athletic salaries derive from funds that don't come from the state or institution.

New York division of AAUP prepares template for faculty decision-making

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New York division of AAUP prepares template for professors to be truly involved in institutional decision-making.

AAUP session centers on intellectual property and academic freedom in the online education age

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Cary Nelson warns that MOOCs could lead to erosion of faculty members' intellectual property rights.

Former American U. professor charges institution with age discrimination and lack of commitment to professional track

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American U. says it has track for those with non-academic careers who want to join the faculty. A suit charges that the university only values traditional academic credentials.

Tenure disputes are at the center of another vote of no confidence rejected by board

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When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.

International Conference on Teaching & Leadership Excellence

Date: 
Sun, 05/26/2013 to Wed, 05/29/2013

Location

Austin Convention Center
78712 Austin, Texas
United States

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