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Colorado governor tells university system board to find leader who 'unites the board'

Mark Kennedy, the sole finalist to lead the University of Colorado system, finds himself on the receiving end of a tweet by the governor suggesting that it may be time for another candidate.

Stevens Point abandons controversial plan to cut liberal arts majors including history and foreign languages

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Wisconsin campus that became the poster child for gutting liberal arts disciplines won't make those cuts after all.

AAUP study finds small gains in faculty salaries, offset by inflation

AAUP study finds small gains in faculty salaries, offset by inflation, for the third year in a row. View lists of the colleges with the highest salaries. Plus our exclusive database of the AAUP data.

Former photography professor at U of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased sexual misconduct investigation

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A former professor at University of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased investigation based on allegations that he greeted one colleague at a meeting with a kiss and mistakenly gave another a hotel room key instead of a business card.

Full-time faculty members saw an overall median salary increase of about 1.7 percent within the past year

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Hottest field for new faculty hires over the past year is health professions, as some 1,410 new assistant professors picked up jobs, according to new data from CUPA-HR.

More colleges go test optional in admissions

More colleges are ending requirements that applicants submit SAT or ACT. It's not the admissions scandal, but about diversity concerns and may be a Chicago impact.

UC Irvine coach under fire for antigay slur

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In much of higher education, using a slur against a student in a televised event might result in more than just a slap on the wrist. Why is it different if the slur is a way to mock gay people and takes place during March Madness?

Racist writing instructor's Listserv post prompts debate about future of the field and how scholars communicate

Racist writing instructor's Listserv post prompts debate about the future of the field and how scholars communicate with one another.

Franciscan U of Steubenville is seeking to block faculty members from talking about university matters anonymously

Franciscan U of Steubenville is seeking to block faculty members from talking about university matters anonymously to the press and to limit what they may otherwise discuss publicly.

New study says trigger warnings are useless. Does that mean they should be abandoned?

A new study says trigger warnings are useless. Does that mean they should be abandoned?

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