Facing widespread faculty opposition, Oberlin drops policy requiring warnings about material that may be upsetting to students. Do students need such cautions?
New research finds professors spend considerable time in meetings and on administrative tasks, and much of their time alone.
Study documents impact of attending an elite doctoral program on faculty members' careers.
New report sheds light on the oft-ignored adjunctification of community colleges, which may be a barrier to college completion.
Faculty salaries outpace inflation, according to a new AAUP report, which notes many lingering economic challenges. Plus lists of the institutions with the highest salaries.
What do academic departments risk when they're not perceived as being "flexible" enough to accommodate work-family balance? A lot -- and not only parents feel the pinch, a new study suggests.
Board chair at George Washington U. says shared governance policy review shed light on faculty "bullying" of those off the tenure track. But not everyone agrees with his analysis or solutions.
Anger at faculty layoffs at Southern Maine boils over. Professors say administration is attacking tenure, pitting younger and older faculty members against one another, and undermining liberal arts.
At two private colleges, Carroll and Felician, professors are angry to find out that jobs can be eliminated without faculty involvement or even awareness of the possibility.
Study finds 2.1% median increase for tenure-track faculty members in 2013-14, with those at public institutions enjoying slightly larger hikes than those at privates. Disciplinary gaps remain significant.
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