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Study: Tenure-track professors saw 2.1% average raise this year

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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.

Candidate negotiated out of a job responds to critics

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'W.' attracted sympathy and ire last week when the story of her failed attempt at negotiating a tenure-track position went viral. Now she's addressing her critics.

Lost faculty job offer raises questions about negotiation strategy

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How one tenure-track candidate's attempts at negotiations resulted in her losing the offer entirely.

Columbia criticized for not renewing long-term professors over their failure to pay for salaries with grants

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Faculty and graduate students say Columbia U. is forcing out respected longtime scholars because they aren't able to raise 80 percent of their salary costs in grants.

Kennesaw State orders museum to remove are on racist past of woman whose land was given to university

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Kennesaw State U. orders museum to kill installation dealing with land -- donated to the university -- that was homestead of woman who was an apologist for lynching.

Evergreen State College's unusual take on assessment

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Evergreen State College's lone graduation requirement is surprisingly simple -- and surprisingly complex.

Cal State LA faculty split on changing diversity requirement

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Cal State Los Angeles professors vote to require all students to take a course in race or ethnicity, but fail to adopt proposal that course be taught in ethnic studies department.

 

Some colleges consider changes in adjunct caps in wake of IRS guidance

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While some colleges are studying the possibility of restoring adjuncts' sections in the wake of guidance from the IRS, they aren't moving yet.

Economics department to proctor exams as adherence to honor code wanes

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As students' adherence to the Middlebury honor code wanes, the entire economics department will start proctoring exams to catch cheaters.

Female chemists protest all-male conference lineup

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Fed up with lack of gender diversity at science conferences, three high-profile chemists call boycott of upcoming gathering. Organizers say they erred in putting up all-male, preliminary list of speakers.

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