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New study suggests that science dissertations increasingly are research article based, not book-length studies, reflecting the professionalization of the Ph.D.
New analysis suggests that one region is responsible for much of the national imbalance in the ideological leanings of faculty members.
Even if they could cheat without being penalized, most students will take an honest stab at homework questions, study finds.
Texas Tech and Indiana U at Bloomington have developed programs that encourage female faculty members to find more time to publish their research.
Colleges adopted policies to stop the tenure clock to help professors who are new parents, especially mothers. Study suggests fathers may be the real beneficiaries.
After the State College of Florida replaced a tenure-like system with three-year contracts for all new faculty members, some complained. So the board shifted to one-year contracts.
Plymouth State plans to replace them with clusters. Restructuring and layoffs have professors scratching their heads.
AAUP votes to censure two institutions for alleged violations of academic freedom and calls out two more -- including U of Iowa over presidential search -- for abandoning shared governance.
Wayne State University drops what has been part of its general-education program for all students, raising the question of which fields are needed by all undergraduates.
At the University at Buffalo and the U of Virginia, professors fear that too many requirements and not enough thought about them may detract from students' learning. Both move toward more thematic approaches to general education.
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