Mar 18, 2022
The Department of Labor is considering a rule to raise wage minimums for overtime-exempt workers, causing friction between higher education associations and rank-and-file employees.


August 31, 2009
Online education is now part of "fabric" of public universities, a new study finds. But teaching on the Web is a lot of work, and professors are not happy about lack of support from administrators.
July 29, 2009
Colleges and their employees are paying more for health insurance; proportion offering plans for same-sex partners continues to grow.
July 10, 2009
As the government and universities move to limit or require more reporting of professors' corporate ties, some researchers form group to object.
April 1, 2009
TIAA-CREF will challenge Emeriti for an increasingly important market as colleges seek incentives to encourage employee retirements.
December 10, 2008
Under faculty-generated proposal, Brandeis professors could volunteer to give up 1 percent of their salaries next year with aim of saving staff jobs.
December 3, 2008
Non-tenure-track instructors are used more frequently and in more disciplines (and at lower pay) than is commonly thought, AFT report says.
October 15, 2008
As colleges set up branch campuses abroad, how do these outposts change the institutional role as employers? Experts say many institutions have yet to grapple with the legal and equity issues involved.
October 10, 2008
After faculty dispute, Towson compromises on how to distribute raises, while Temple attempts to shift entirely to "pay per performance."
September 17, 2008
College human resources group releases annual survey on benefits, which finds relatively few colleges offering paid child care and fewer paying full costs of health insurance.
May 8, 2008
Impact of decision by state's highest court is unclear on latest approach by universities to providing health insurance to gay couples and others.


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