AAUP discussion centers on the many benefits of embracing students as both 'learners and teachers'

Despite recent criticism of student reviews of faculty members, there is a system that’s working, AAUP conference is told.

Federal appeals court revives professor's case against Texas Tech over his anti-tenure views

Federal appeals court revives professor’s case against Texas Tech, which he says retaliated against him over his anti-tenure views.

Analysis finds significant drop in humanities majors but gains in liberal arts degrees at community colleges

Declines in bachelor’s degrees awarded are particularly notable for English and history, but trends at community colleges may cheer advocates for the liberal arts.

University of California plan links first-generation students with similar professors


University of California plan forges connections between students and professors who were the first in their families to attend a four-year institution.

Journal's Board of Directors offers its support for editor's decision to publish article on transracialism

Journal’s board offers its support for editor’s decision to publish article comparing transracial and transgender identities.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire policy to require all faculty and staff members to work toward campus equity goals

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire policy will require all faculty and staff members to work toward equity, diversity and inclusion, for consideration in their evaluations. It's controversial, but proponents say it's an efficient way to put values into action.

Study: student ratings of instructors dependent on discipline; in quantitative fields are most "hazardous" to professors' careers

New study suggests student evaluations are dependent on discipline and they tend to be especially “hazardous” to professors in quantitative fields.

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


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. 

Duke undergraduate curricular reform vote tabled indefinitely after years of work

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

College completion rates vary by race and ethnicity, report finds


On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.


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