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About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to a new AAUP analysis

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

Cornell arts and sciences decides to keep three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink language requirements

Arts and sciences faculty sticks with a three-course-sequence foreign language requirement, even as other institutions shrink their language requirements.

Department of Education awards pilot OER grant to UC Davis open textbook project

Updated: Education Department awards $4.9 million to a 12-institution consortium led by UC Davis for open STEM textbooks. Advocates push for spreading the wealth for next year's round of funding.

Growing number of colleges partner with Google to offer credit for its new IT certificate

Tech giant gets hands-on with its new online IT certificate, as a growing number of community colleges and Northeastern University create credit pathways with the curriculum.

Blended learning model at University of Central Florida draws business student ire

Business students at the University of Central Florida agitate for alternatives to a model that heavily shifts their learning time to outside the classroom and reduces exposure to instructors. Administrators say their approach is educationally sound.

Why one academic spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment cases, names and all

Why one scientist spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment findings, names and all.

Penn introduces new online bachelor's degree program

Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way.

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned.

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned. Now this professor is suing Florida Poly for infringing on her protected speech.

Cornell MBA students vote for grade nondisclosure in recruitment

Cornell joins the growing number of highly selective institutions whose business schools have adopted nondisclosure policies concerning grades and recruitment.

Study: Trying new forms of instruction won't lower student evaluations

Many professors fear that students will punish them for classroom experimentation. A new study suggests otherwise.

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