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Reports circulate that American of Beirut has blocked a permanent appointment

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Reports are circulating that administrators at American University of Beirut have blocked his appointment to a permanent position there. UPDATE: University says search featured "significant procedural violations."

Oberlin professors condemn colleague's controversial remarks, others defend them

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Oberlin professors condemn a professor's anti-Semitic remarks on social media; others refuse to do so.

Professor's lawsuit alleges harassment, retaliation by former Wesleyan U dean

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Wesleyan U professor's lawsuit alleges sexual harassment by a dean and a campaign of retaliation for reporting him.

Lincoln Project report offers suggestions for public research universities' financial future

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A report offers suggestions for how public research universities can thrive at a time of declining state support and increasing accountability.

Princeton will keep Woodrow Wilson name

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University rejects student demands to drop name from public affairs school, but pledges to provide context on Wilson’s legacy of racism. U of Mississippi, meanwhile, debates the right context for a statue of a Confederate soldier.

Cooper Union makes all bathrooms gender neutral

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As North Carolina bars many transgender people from using facilities that reflect their identities, Cooper Union makes all bathrooms gender neutral.

Publishers report digital sales overtaking print sales

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Major publishers report sales of digital course materials surpass sales of print textbooks for the first time. Are the numbers right -- and does it matter?

Purdue U gets into competency-based education with new bachelor's degree

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Accreditor approves Purdue's new competency-based bachelor's degree, which blends technical disciplines with the humanities and has a customizable approach designed more for a career than a first job.

New book details realities of being a conservative professor of the humanities and social sciences

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New book-length study details realties of being a conservative professor in the overwhelmingly progressive humanities and social sciences. While many see bias and periodic slights, many are also succeeding.

Professor discusses his book on being raped

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Professor writes about how he was raped as a young man, drawing attention to male victims of a terrible crime.

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