Stanford pledges to pay for a master's in education for humanities Ph.D.s who want to become high school teachers.
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May 23, 2013
The University of Georgia will soon begin offering “soft benefits” – voluntary dental, vision and life insurance – to domestic partners of employees, it announced this week. Approximately 35 percent of the 150 couples to apply for the benefits are same-sex, a university spokesman said. Although law and policy prohibit state money from funding domestic partner benefits in Georgia, the extension of voluntary, employee-paid soft benefits to domestic partners of employees of state institutions, including Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology, dates back to 2002.
May 22, 2013
While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.
February 26, 2013
A professor's reflection on personalities prevalent in academe strikes a chord with scholars.
February 22, 2013
New information from the Delphi Project is designed to help adjuncts make their case for reform.
February 22, 2013
Should universities require graduate students to pare down years of research into a soundbite that can be understood by non-scholars?
February 19, 2013
A high school teacher alerts professors to the limitations of a generation of No Children Left Behind
Professors rally behind a high school teacher who says No Child Left Behind has created a generation of test-takers unprepared for higher education.
February 18, 2013
Amid controversy about one of two finalists’ involvement in military prison systems, the University of Missouri at Columbia has halted its search for a new division executive director in its College of Education.
February 15, 2013
A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.
February 14, 2013
Faculty advocates outline recommendations for faculty and campus communities to combat rape.
November 20, 2012
At one community college, the national health-care law would have assured adjuncts access to health insurance, but the institution is cutting their hours to avoid the requirement.