Colleen Flaherty

Colleen Flaherty, Reporter, covers faculty issues for Inside Higher Ed. Prior to joining the publication in 2012, Colleen was military editor at the Killeen Daily Herald, outside Fort Hood, Texas. Before that, she covered government and land use issues for the Greenwich Time and Hersam Acorn Newspapers in her home state of Connecticut. After graduating from McGill University in Montreal in 2005 with a degree in English literature, Colleen taught English and English as a second language in public schools in the Bronx, N.Y. She earned her M.S.Ed. from City University of New York Lehman College in 2008 as part of the New York City Teaching Fellows program. 

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Most Recent Articles

July 9, 2013
Some say astronomy professor Guillermo Gonzalez's anti-evolution views are far outside the mainstream and question his hire by Ball State. Others say deserves a shot. Either way, he'll be under scrutiny.
July 8, 2013
Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.
July 5, 2013
Surprising delay of key provision of Affordable Care Act gives colleges more time to plan and -- perhaps -- to get clarity from the IRS. But those that imposed caps on non-tenure-track faculty aren't lifting them, at least not yet.
June 28, 2013
Georgia State will test idea that assuring a set percentage of slots on the syllabus for female philosophers will attract more female students to the discipline.  
June 27, 2013
University of Colorado board votes to survey state of political diversity, with focus on Boulder campus. Will the responses help anyone?
June 20, 2013
The American Council on Education on Wednesday launched a campaign asking college and university presidents to promote faculty career flexibility on their campuses.
June 19, 2013
Amid talk of outcomes-based education, a new report from the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences stresses the disciplines' role in long-term career success and international competitiveness.
June 17, 2013
New study shows that professors are delaying retirement or not planning to retire at all, due to both professional and economic reasons.
June 17, 2013
AAUP censures institutions that have eliminated faculty and academic programs during budget crises.
June 17, 2013
New York division of AAUP prepares template for professors to be truly involved in institutional decision-making.


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