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Tenure Awarded… at Sacred Heart, U of Alabama at Huntsville, U of Connecticut, Valdosta State

Sacred Heart University Isil Akbulut-Gok, political science Lorán Chollete, finance Linda Hughen, accounting Lindsay Keazer, mathematics education Frank Robinson, physics...

‘Becoming Great Universities’

Authors discuss book on “small steps for sustained excellence” that don’t cost a fortune.

College’s Board Hits a Breaking Point

Two North Idaho College trustees resigned to force the appointment of new members in the absence of a quorum. They hope new members can save the college from a dysfunctional board.

New Threats to Tenure and Faculty Speech

Serious changes to faculty speech and tenure rights went under the radar in Mississippi until they were passed. Now that the secret’s out, faculty advocates are pushing back—including by raising concerns about constitutionality.

New Programs: Quantum Science, Engineering, Integrative Professional Studies, Data Science

Harvard University is starting a Ph.D. in quantum science and engineering. Indiana Wesleyan University is starting bachelor’s programs in civil...

Humanities Graduate Education Is Shrinking

A new report from the Humanities Indicators Project finds that master’s degrees in humanities fields peaked in 2012 and Ph.D.s three years later. There are no signs of a bounce back.

A Good Bookstore Is Hard to Find

Scott McLemee reviews Jeff Deutsch’s In Praise of Good Bookstores.


Hundreds protest possible New York University appointment for Dr. David Sabatini, who left Massachusetts Institute of Technology over sexual harassment findings.