Questions and criticism surround survey on tenure at U of Wisconsin


U of Wisconsin professors want to know why they weren't informed of who was behind survey that showed up this week -- and that has now been taken offline.

Rutgers U suspends football coach for contacting professor about player's grades

Rutgers University's football coach faces three-game suspension and $50,000 fine after he emailed an adjunct professor to help improve a player's grade.

Parker Executive Search under scrutiny in recent searches

A controversial pick for U of Iowa's president and a short tenure for an athletics director at Minnesota who is accused of harassment have a search firm in common.

North Carolina A&T State U, an HBCU, plans online education expansion

Historically black North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State U, which aims to increase its enrollment by nearly 50 percent over the next decade, is one of several HBCUs that see online education as a way to grow.

When it comes to dating other faculty members or supervisors, proceed with caution

Resignation and litigation at Stanford point to complications when an administrator has a relationship with a faculty member in his or her unit, but few colleges have formal policies about such situations.

U of Florida renegotiating contract with Pearson to provide services for UF Online

UF Online has told Pearson it may terminate controversial 11-year deal, but both sides say negotiations continue about a possible continued role for the company.

Amid competency-based education boom, a meeting to help colleges do it right

With 600 institutions at least in the design phase for a competency-based credential, college officials will meet this month to talk about how to build a program -- and how to ensure its academic quality.

Essays from academics fed up with higher ed mark resurgence of 'quit lit'


Recent Dear John letters from academics leaving higher education signal a resurgence in 'quit lit.'

Should nonacademics who become college presidents also get tenured faculty positions?

New U of Iowa leader was offered the prospect of a tenured position, but he passed. When presidents never earned tenure, does a faculty job belong in the contract?

Faculty members think massive donation will help retain top professors at U of Wisconsin Madison


Madison faculty members say a massive new donation to establish endowed chairs could help keep top professors in the state, despite Wisconsin lawmakers' ongoing funding cuts and attacks on tenure.


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