National Academies report sees system in disarray and calls for better pay, more mentoring and speedier path to their own labs.
Library directors at liberal arts institutions are losing their jobs as they clash with faculty and administrators over the future of the academic library.
MIT removes courses of prominent professor it found to have engaged in online sexual harassment of a student.
American production of Ph.D.s continues to grow, even as the degree recipients' job prospects appear to wane, federal data show.
Janet Napolitano, U. of California president, says deans and other academics have been too quiet and have avoided lobbying for too long, while state and federal policies have moved in the wrong direction.
U. of Oregon graduate teaching assistants walk out, with end of semester looming, after failed negotiations over paid leave.
Annual study by MLA finds declines in jobs in English and foreign languages.
New analysis suggests that time to degree for Ph.D.s may not be as lengthy as some assume, and that the key to shorter humanities doctorates may be coursework, not the dissertation.
As enrollments dip, so too do the number of college and university employees -- but disproportionately at for-profit institutions.
Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions.
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