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AAUP report says adjunct professor was likely fired for insisting on rigor in courses

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AAUP report concludes that a professor at Community College of Aurora was likely fired for refusing to compromise on rigor in his courses as part of a "student success" initiative.

Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- as younger scientists struggle to find good jobs

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Study suggests scientific work force is aging -- and will get even older, even as younger scientists hang on the sidelines in hopes of jobs and face longer odds of landing grants.

Ideas for improving higher education's primary role in work force development

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Republican-dominated Washington wants more occupational job training as an alternative to college degrees. But higher education will remain the federal government’s primary job-training system, albeit one experts say could use a reboot.

Ideological odd couple Robert George and Cornel West issue a joint statement against 'campus illiberalism'

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Ideological odd couple Robert George and Cornel West issue joint statement -- attracting thousands of signatures -- in wake of shouting down of a speaker at Middlebury.

How St. Olaf scrubbed from a building the name of a revered professor accused of sexual misconduct

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How St. Olaf decided to scrub the name of a revered late professor recently accused of sexual misconduct from his namesake building.

Communication professor establishes rules with his students on talking about Trump in class

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Communication professor establishes ground rules for political conversations with his students in class. Could they be useful to other academics struggling with how to encourage productive conversations about the president, while not losing control of the syllabus?

How one instructor is pursuing accessibility in online education

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Issues are being brought to the forefront as education becomes more digital. Inside Higher Ed profiles a Ph.D. student as she designs her first online course.

Academy of Arts and Sciences makes case for increasing foreign language learning capacity

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences makes the case for increasing foreign language learning capacity in a political climate that's increasingly anti-global.

AAC&U Releases Report on National, Large-Scale Look at Student Learning

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First data, based on analysis of work at 92 colleges, finds much success in writing, some success in critical thinking and more limited success in quantitative skills.

Youngstown State adjuncts 'celebrate' 25 years without a raise

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At Youngstown State, adjuncts marked the anniversary with a cake.

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