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Theologian whose views on evolution differed from his church loses tenured job

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Theologian who wrote of ability of Christians to embrace evolution loses his tenured position at Northwest Nazarene U. -- and his supporters aren't accepting the university's explanations.

Union fights Massachusetts state colleges' challenge to cap on part-time faculty

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Massachusetts faculty union fights to enforce a contract cap on part-time faculty, while other adjunct advocates see little value in such efforts.

Push for concealed guns on campuses is gaining steam

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In just a few years, the push to allow concealed weapons on campuses has shifted from a long shot in a few states to a movement that's gaining steam in many parts of the country, including two of the most populous states.

Should a university partner with a political organization to host an event on campus?

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Faculty at U.C. San Francisco want to know why their institution is co-sponsoring an event with a group the professors view as anti-science.

Students criticize administration's response to what they term hate speech by a professor

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Connecticut College professor accused of hate speech against Palestinians in Facebook post about "rabid pit bull" in Gaza. Dispute sets off debate on free expression, bias and more.

Does academic freedom mean researchers need not reveal their funding sources?

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U. of Delaware won't answer a congressman's request to find out who is paying for work by a researcher who denies climate change. Is protecting such information a faculty right?

Writing teachers talk teaching students about 'white privilege' at composition instructors' meeting

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Writing instructors at Conference on College Composition and Communication talk about teaching about racism and white privilege -- and the political and career risks they face for doing so.

University ties money for salary decompression to successful retention growth

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Faculty and administrators are pleased with Coastal Carolina U. program that links salary decompression with increased student retention.

Presidents say they want more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions

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Presidents overwhelmingly say they should have more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions. But just how much say should they have? 

University of North Georgia moves to fire professor who allegedly was rude to a guest speaker

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U. of North Georgia case raises key questions: Is rudeness grounds to revoke tenure? Should professors' jobs be at risk over criteria in employee handbook that are not in faculty handbook?

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