Faculty and staff protections

Penn State mandates employee vaccines, citing Biden order

Penn State may be among the first institutions to announce it will require COVID-19 vaccination for employees due to Biden administration order requiring vaccination for federal contractors.

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FIRE launches new database for tracking attacks on speech

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education says threats against scholars’ speech rights increasingly come from students -- and from the political left.

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Classroom 'gag order' on mask and vax speech

University of Iowa said professors could only talk to students about face masks and vaccinations in course-related discussions about health. Faculty advocates said no way.

 
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Open legislative season on the faculty in Iowa and elsewhere

It's a jungle out there for faculty members this legislative session, with state bills banning certain courses and content and, in Iowa, seeking to survey faculty members on their political beliefs.

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Firing professors in Kansas just got a lot easier

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Citing COVID-19, Kansas's state governing board makes it much easier for institutions to suspend or terminate even tenured faculty members.

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Scholars pledge not to speak at Ole Miss until it reinstates a colleague

Scholars pledge not to speak at University of Mississippi until it reinstates a colleague who publicly questioned why his chair rejected a grant, allegedly for political reasons.

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Pricey mini campus promises students maskless, safe spring term

A pricey mini campus promises students a maskless, safe spring term. Some see it as a paradise, others a prison, but experts agree that no environment is pandemic-proof.

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Spitzer architecture dean quits in 'profound act of self-preservation'

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City College of New York's new dean of architecture quits after 10 months, saying that structural racism and a lack of support made for a crushing workload and climate.

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Iowa grad students and faculty stage 'sickout' to protest campus reopening plan

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University of Iowa students and faculty members stage “sickout” to protest campus reopening plan.

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Budget 'Bloodbath' at University of Akron

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Governing board votes to eliminate 97 full-time faculty positions.

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