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

February 6, 2013
Some adjuncts are asking students not to address them as "professor."
February 5, 2013
As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."
January 31, 2013
Senior Africana studies professors at Penn pledge to skip president's dinner, saying diversity push at Penn is more talk than action.
January 30, 2013
While some see collective bargaining as a key for those off the tenure track, others develop strategies for states that are hostile to unions or ban them at public institutions.
January 28, 2013
With two high-profile higher education cases under consideration, labor board says it will carry on as usual despite an appeals court's ruling that calls into question the legitimacy of its appointees.
January 24, 2013
Male faculty members don't take paid parental leave as often as critics assert, even when their spouses also work.
January 23, 2013
AAUP's new recommendations for increasing adjuncts' role in governance include job security safeguards.
January 18, 2013
Part-time faculty at a Michigan community college bridge the longer-than-usual gap between paychecks with a food drive supported by other campus faculty.
January 17, 2013
Faculty advocates and disability law experts question physical requirements included in many of Azusa Pacific University's job ads.
January 15, 2013
With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.

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