Is it O.K. for a search committee to tell job candidates on January 3 that they do or do not have interviews at a disciplinary meeting that starts January 9?
Students and alumni rally around tenured professor who says she is being forced out because her lecture about prostitution (in a course on deviance) might make some people uncomfortable.
Should faculty be forced to check in every day by fingerprint? Chicago community college faculty members object to that possibility.
Pioneer in the research university model wants to shrink graduate enrollment (but offer much better stipends to those who are admitted), to favor junior faculty for tenure-track openings. Grad students object.
For women, and especially disadvantaged women, what they study may be more important than where they study -- if they aspire to close the pay gap with men.
Council of American Studies Association endorses plan to cut ties to Israeli universities and urges its members to vote for such a move.
A black female professor says she has been repeatedly investigated by her college for talking about race in ways that offended some white students.
Study suggests that, in science, influence of top departments (while strong) may be shrinking while role of top researchers may be increasing.
McGill professor -- petitioned by students to extend a paper deadline -- makes them laugh while turning them down.
The recent firing of an adjunct professor of political science from Chaffey College shows just how "at will" part-time faculty members' employment really is.
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