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Kids and Sci-Fi Books: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute : Emily Midkiff, assistant professor of teaching, leadership and professional practice at the University of...

USC Professor Barred From Campus After Exchange With Students

A tenured Jewish professor at the University of Southern California was barred from the campus and instructed to teach remotely...
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California Professor Charged in Jewish Protester’s Death

Prosecutors alleged that the community college instructor involuntarily contributed to the death at an off-campus protest. His lawyer challenges the official account.

Weill Cornell Med College Postdocs Unionize in Lopsided Vote

Weill Cornell Medical College postdoctoral researchers voted to unionize this week, shortly after graduate student workers at the affiliated Cornell...
A graphic depicting a passage from the model General Education Act that reads “As the faculty and teaching duties of the School of General Education increase in size, the university shall reduce faculty in divisions outside the School of General Education to a corresponding degree, through program discontinuance or substantial curtailment, as deemed necessary by the {governing board}.”

The Right-Wing Attack on Academia, With a Totalitarian Twist

New model legislation, ostensibly meant to overhaul general education, proposes a radical assault on faculty and academic freedom, John K. Wilson writes.

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Foreign Language Enrollment Sees Steepest Decline on Record

The MLA’s new census shows plummeting class head counts far outstripped the general student enrollment decrease. Korean continued its rise, while Western European languages further shrank.

AAUP: Critiques of Israel Aren’t ‘Invariably Antisemitic’

The American Association of University Professors said Wednesday it “rejects the characterization of pro-Palestinian speech or critiques of the Israeli...

UF Professors Blocked as Witnesses Win $374K in Legal Fees

A judge has awarded nearly $374,000 in legal expenses to the three University of Florida professors who sued the institution...