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Duke divinity school professor objects to diversity training request and sets off debate on inclusiveness and civility

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Professor calls diversity training workshop to which colleagues were invited a “waste,” setting off debate about inclusiveness and civility.

Professor makes public resignation of tenured job at Kansas over campus carry

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Professor’s public resignation letter points to tensions in Kansas as new law takes effect this summer.

Professor says she's giving up a tenure-track job and taking her family to Canada over racism

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Professor says she’s giving up a tenure-track job in the U.S. and taking her family back to Canada over racism directed at her Nicaraguan-born spouse.

Purdue faculty votes against Kaplan process

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Senate passes resolution rebuking the university’s unexpected acquisition and calling for it to be rescinded.

Graduate student union bids at private institutions have succeeded, flopped and been challenged since a major NLRB decision

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Graduate student union bids at private institutions have succeeded, flopped and been challenged since a major NLRB decision last summer -- but none thus far has resulted in a contract for student workers. 

Accreditor's rules about faculty members spark debate at Wayne State College and among philosophers

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Accreditor’s new rules are forcing a professor who has taught philosophy for 50 years to stop doing so, because her Ph.D. is in English. Many object.

Study on faculty job market finds some gender gaps shrinking and others remaining

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New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

Duke undergraduate curricular reform vote tabled indefinitely after years of work

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Collapse of undergraduate curricular reform at Duke illustrates the difficulty of building consensus on just what students need to learn.

March for Science participants say why they rallied

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Academics, graduate students and others brave the cold and rain in Washington Saturday to rally for science and research. Participants told Inside Higher Ed why they joined the event.

Recent suicide by professor sparks renewed discussions about access to mental-health services for faculty members

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A death this week leads to renewed discussions about academics and mental health.

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