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Editor of prestigious political science journal uses website to deny harassment allegations

The editor of a prestigious political science journal uses its website to deny harassment allegations against him, prompting the Midwest Political Science Association to take action critics say it should have taken months ago.

Labor Department answers questions on academic employees and overtime

Labor Department answers questions about who gets overtime and who doesn't, with online instructors, among others, now no longer eligible.

Online programs can contribute to better outcomes, lower costs and more access, new report asserts

Digital learning can make high-quality education more affordable and efficient, according to case studies of six prominent online portfolios.

Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too white, Reed College announces changes

Responding to student criticism that its foundational humanities course is too “white” and “Eurocentric,” Reed College announces overhaul of the syllabus and format.

AAUP's annual report on faculty compensation takes on salary compression and more

AAUP's annual report on faculty compensation takes on salary compression, gender inequality and more. Explore our exclusive database of AAUP faculty pay at 1,000 institutions.

Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived

Chicago's proposed undergraduate business major was short-lived, but the economics faculty found a way to save it, as a new "track."

University pledges action after report paints damning picture of sexual harassment in piano program

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At Utah State, one professor is out and reforms are pledged for a piano program where misconduct was tolerated.

Two professors announce resignations from MassArt following harassment allegations

Two professors resign from MassArt following harassment allegations. Are art schools taking a harder line against professors in era of Me Too? Are academic and artistic freedom at risk?

Loyola Chicago adjuncts stage one-day strike amid rising activism by non-tenure-track faculty

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Could a one-day walkout at Loyola Chicago set the stage for other campuses?

States pursue methods to reduce burden on students for online programs

Debate over the actual cost and value of online education continues to polarize participants. Meanwhile, state legislatures are looking for ways to cut costs for students.

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