Thumbnail-vertical

MIT deals with fallout from canceled lecture

A canceled lecture divides MIT and prompts a review, even as the talk finds new life at Princeton University.

Image: 

Graduate enrollment grew in 2020 despite pandemic

Enrollments rose in fall 2020 despite big drops in incoming international students. Gains among part-time and underrepresented minority students helped fuel the increase.

Image: 

Authors discuss their new book, 'The Ph.D. Parenthood Trap'

Authors discuss their new book on parents in academe.

Image: 

Gonzaga report proposes steps to respond to clergy sex abuse

A commission recommended how administrators can respond to the Catholic clergy sex abuse crisis and the university’s links to accused priests. Advocates for survivors were not impressed.

Image: 

College seeks to fire professor for 'insubordination'

Truckee Meadows Community College seeks to terminate a tenured professor of math for being repeatedly uncooperative, but the professor says he was standing up for math standards.

Image: 

West Liberty president plagiarized in several speeches

In at least three speeches, West Liberty University’s president lifted language from a handful of unattributed sources. Faculty members are outraged.

Image: 

Removed from the classroom over mask rule in Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa removed a professor from in-person teaching because he required masks in his close-quarters lab. He says he's not budging, and he's asking for other professors to join him.

Image: 

Recent heart transplant patient denied remote teaching ask

Kutztown University didn’t grant any remote teaching requests this term, not even to an immunosuppressed professor with a new heart. The case raises more questions about “blanket” accommodation bans. 

Image: 

Colleges weigh post-Thanksgiving switches to remote learning

Some colleges are planning to shift instruction online after the Thanksgiving vacation, but far fewer are doing so than last year when COVID-19 vaccinations were not yet available.

Image: 

Faculty call for reinstatement of acquitted professor

Section: 

Faculty leaders at the University of Tennessee call for reinstatement of professor acquitted in China Initiative case, and for policy changes for when the FBI comes calling about a professor again.

Image: 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Thumbnail-vertical
Back to Top