National study examines the nature of assignments -- and finds many of them lacking in creativity.
Both advocates and opponents of the boycott of Israeli universities are gearing up for a busy academic year on that front.
In the backlash over Cary Nelson backing the U. of Illinois for denying a job to a controversial scholar, no one is more surprised at the outrage than Cary Nelson.
New analysis finds that education researchers, unlike scholars in many other disciplines, don't check one another's work.
Following a study, scientists call for more attention to sexual harassment and assault prevention at off-campus research sites.
Northeastern U. professors say they were denied tenure due to changing publication standards aimed at upping the university's reputation.
Princeton faculty panel urges end to limit on A-range grades. Wellesley professors publish journal article on unintended negative consequences of strict rules to combat grade inflation.
U. of Wisconsin at Madison's second round of MOOCs will feature smaller, more focused courses that target local learners -- and activities beyond the last day of class.
At gathering of adjunct leaders, they are urged to strike for better pay and job security – regardless of whether the law permits them to do so.
Among ideas discussed at conference: Free cleaning service or catering help in return for service work and use of paid sick days to care for aging parents.
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