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Speakers at liberal arts conference begrudgingly make case for their utility

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Is making a practical case for the liberal arts necessary, or a trap? Attendees at St. John's College conference differ in their opinions.

 

How College of New Jersey rethought faculty work with student success in mind

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How the College of New Jersey reimagined what professors can do.

 

Florida governor candidates spar over higher education funding

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Gubernatorial candidates have traded barbs for months over their records and the state's colleges and universities.

Is there a way to reduce costs and preserve appropriate student-faculty ratios?

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Gates-funded project looks at how colleges could reduce number of sections, while theoretically being guided by faculty views on teaching. Will this approach change the discussion?

 

Emerging adaptive software puts faculty members in charge of course creation

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Arizona State University professor uses Smart Sparrow, an adaptive learning platform, to create an online science course with his personal vision.

Librarians and scholars consider the future of the monograph

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Professors and librarians consider the advantages of digital, the reluctance of many tenure committees to look beyond print, and the possibility of paying the costs of publishing works by young scholars.

Should professors be told why they were denied tenure?

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When a tenure bid goes south, is the professor entitled to know why? Experts say yes, but a faculty member at the U. of Missouri says the institution is holding out on his request for a reason.

New report urges university libraries to reconsider their role in discovery

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With more scholars starting their research outside the university library, how can institutions best help faculty members and students find scholarly content?

Both complainants and respondents in sexual assault cases question privacy policies

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Privacy is paramount in dealing with sexual assault cases. But is there such a thing as too much privacy?

Recent legal cases point to link between anti-adjunct bias and age bias

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Several legal challenges suggest a key challenge for long-term adjuncts seeking jobs on the tenure track is age discrimination.

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