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Florida Atlantic moves to fire Sandy Hook denier

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Florida Atlantic acts after parents of a boy killed in the Newtown, Conn., tragedy accuse institution of ignoring damage caused by a conspiracy theorist on its faculty.

U Wisconsin faculty say they'd want to leave state if tenure were ended

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Nearly 90 percent of professors at U of Wisconsin System would consider leaving state if tenure were abolished, and majority say it would limit scholarly inquiry, according the results of controversial survey.

Job ad at U of Louisville raises questions about considering race in faculty hires

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Many colleges want more ethnically and racially diverse faculty members. But should searches be limited to underrepresented groups? One university just tried.

Non-tenure-track faculty advocates oppose proposed changes to NEASC standards

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New England accreditor says it's trying to update its standards, but many adjunct activists fear changes would undercut efforts to protect those off the tenure track.

Professor, a top Trump aide, describes his role, the plan to keep Muslims out and a coming higher ed agenda

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National co-chair of campaign discusses his role, proposal about Muslims and how it would affect international students, and coming "revolutionary" plan for higher education.

Greenpeace investigation alleges that climate change skeptics are for hire by industry

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Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

How many is too many teaching waivers at a public research institution?

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At the University of Missouri at Columbia, half the faculty don't meet the annual minimum teaching load. Does that matter?

Academic at center of Yale controversy over Halloween costumes won't teach there again

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Woman who sent controversial email about Halloween costumes -- and faced uproar over it -- decides to stop teaching at Yale University.

With writing, study finds, quality of assignment and instruction -- not quantity -- matters

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New study suggests that when it comes to writing assignments and instruction, quality -- not quantity -- matters most.

Yale professors issue open letter on free speech

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Dozens of Yale faculty members issue open letter decrying substance and tone of recent discussions of a controversial email -- and urging civil discussions of difficult issues.

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