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As number of new Ph.D.s rises, the percentage of people earning a doctorate without a job waiting for them is up. While all disciplines face the problem, some have particularly high debt levels.
New book-length study details realties of being a conservative professor in the overwhelmingly progressive humanities and social sciences. While many see bias and periodic slights, many are also succeeding.
The most common grade is A -- at all kinds of colleges. But while grade point averages are increasing at four-year institutions, that's not the case at community colleges.
AAUP attempts to reframe debate and put focus on due process and the importance of faculty freedom of speech.
Governors State U, with many at-risk students, and without much money, opts to fill freshman program course sections with full-time faculty members only.
U of Kansas lifts suspension of faculty member whose comments angered black students and others, who demanded she be fired.
The book and a planned appearance at Virginia Tech by one of its authors set off a debate over race, academic freedom and the role of a university president.
New paper argues that colleges can't afford to improve the pay and working conditions of those off the tenure track. Activists slam the analysis.
Faculty members at Texas university raise questions about whether they are being monitored after administrators show up in their course rosters.
Losing a faculty member always hurts, but many administrators believe they have little control over whether professors move on. A new effort seeks to provide meaningful data.
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