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Academics lost to COVID-19 fondly remembered

The death toll from COVID-19 continues to grow among professors. How will universities cope?

A list of the 10 articles with the most readers in 2018

Here are the pieces that attracted the greatest numbers of readers.

Diablo Valley's faculty and president disagree on how to respond to the latest threat

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Faculty members at Diablo Valley College want the president to publicly denounce a threat to the physical safety of a colleague. She said no.

Co-editors discuss their new work on keywords for understanding academe

Co-editors discuss their no-holds-barred dictionary for academic life.

Shenandoah University wants to make it easier for parents to return to work after a baby

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Shenandoah University wants to make it easier for parents to return to campus after a baby by inviting newborns to join their moms and dads at work. Older kids are also welcome if child care falls through or in emergencies.

Northwestern professor, Oxford employee wanted for murder

Chicago police are searching for Northwestern professor and Oxford employee, charged with murder and considered armed and dangerous.

College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News

Essex County College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News, but she’s fighting back with the tools of her trade.

Study of faculty members with mental health issues finds mix of attitudes on disclosing and seeking assistance

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New study of faculty members with mental health issues finds they disclose conditions selectively to trusted colleagues but are less trusting of and have worse reactions from staff members whose job it is to help them.

Professor makes public resignation of tenured job at Kansas over campus carry

Professor’s public resignation letter points to tensions in Kansas as new law takes effect this summer.

Satirical higher ed social media accounts go serious in wake of Trump election

Satirical academic social media accounts go serious to protest Donald Trump.

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