Most of the opposition to the U. of Illinois decision to block the hiring of Steven Salaita has come from the humanities, and most of the university's defenders are campus scientists. Why?
Mills College adjuncts, fresh from winning a union vote, protest job eliminations and program changes that seemed to kick in just as collective bargaining was won.
What one university is doing to promote critical thinking. Hint: It involves a chair, a really expensive one.
Steven Salaita will not work at the U. of Illinois, trustees confirm Thursday. But they commit to doing the "right thing," possibly in a settlement.
As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.
Survey finds departments and numbers of faculty positions more stable than is widely assumed, and policies on use of digital materials for promotion absent from most institutions.
American Historical Association analysis sees drop for second year in a row.
It's hard to offer meaningful advising to new students before they arrive on campus. But Sewanee says it can be done, with professors making key decisions.
Unsure about accepting research funding from a morally contentious source? An ethicist weighs in.
A faculty member at Salem College bans students from emailing her. The goal: increasing student-faculty interaction.
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