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Indiana U says important research on Alzheimer's disease is imperiled by new state abortion law.
Scholars consider how to revive the liberal arts and consider the importance of math and science, impact of hyperspecialization, economic inequality, public attitudes, admissions strategies and more.
Pomona changes criteria for evaluating teaching to include whether professors are "attentive to diversity in the student body."
Scholars at conference on whether liberal arts need saving focus on evolving threats, including diminishing attention spans, mounting consumerism and a desire by administrators to quantify everything.
AAUP investigation finds that -- regardless of what one thinks of Melissa Click's actions -- U of Missouri board endangered academic freedom by firing her without a faculty review.
Professor accused of using a slur -- not against an individual -- during a well-intentioned but ill-received classroom discussion about race fails to earn reappointment to tenure track.
At Dartmouth, an Asian-American professor receives unanimous English department backing and is rejected at higher levels. The same happened to a black historian at the college. Many see a disturbing pattern.
Controversial Ball State U professor earns tenure despite past allegations that he pushed creationism in the science classroom.
Professors at Syracuse University fight a plan that they say reflects the wrong priorities at a time of staff buyouts.
Rutgers professors vote a second time to seek access to and limits on use of data from Academic Analytics -- as faculty advocates vow to take such criticism to other campuses.
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