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New report makes data-based case for building U.S. capacity for foreign language

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A new report from American Academy of Arts and Sciences makes a data-based case for building U.S. capacity for foreign languages.

New study finds gender gaps in tenure rates and career paths in economics

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New study suggests female economists are less likely to be tenured, compared to male peers, and women are less likely to remain in academe eight years after earning their Ph.D.s.

Student secretly records professor's anti-Trump comments

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Student secretly records professor’s anti-Trump comments, after which a student group wants the professor punished and the faculty union wants the student disciplined. Are more such incidents to come?

Ph.D. recipients increase in number, job prospects vary, new U.S. data show

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New federal data show American universities awarded a record number of Ph.D.s in 2015.

Faculty members at the University of Wisconsin oppose a proposed change to a new post-tenure review policy

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Wisconsin regents aren’t done changing the way faculty members are evaluated. This time, they are seeking to give administrators independent power over posttenure reviews -- a move faculty groups oppose.

Professor Watchlist receives challenge from new blog: Watch List Redux, where being named is intended as a badge of honor

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Professor Watchlist faces challenge from Watchlist Redux, where being named is intended as a badge of honor and where "radical" applies to Socrates, Jesus and Alan Turing, as well as those singled out today.

West Virginia University lets controversial speaker appear and answers his attack on professor

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West Virginia University defends right of Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos to speak, but also right of students and faculty members to answer back when he attacked a professor who advocates for gay and minority students.

Is 'identity liberalism,' widespread on college campuses, to blame for Donald Trump's rise?

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Is “identity liberalism,” widespread on college campuses, to blame for Donald Trump’s rise? Scholars are divided.

New study suggests training for department chairs is woefully inadequate at most institutions

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New study suggests that training for department chairs is woefully inadequate at most institutions.

Philosopher proposes code of conduct for academics as MIT professors affirm commitment to shared values

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Philosopher proposes a code of conduct for academics in a time of political uncertainty. MIT faculty members affirm their commitment to shared values.

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