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California State Union Approves Tentative Deal, Despite Dissent

Members of the union representing roughly 29,000 California State University faculty members, librarians and others have approved the tentative agreement...
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Scholarly Groups Choose Between Speech and Silence on War

In the continuing debate over when, and how, higher education entities should comment on political issues like the Israel-Hamas war, disciplinary associations have received less attention. 

U of Colorado Settles Professor’s Retaliation Suit

The University of Colorado at Boulder has settled a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit that one of its law professors filed...
The typed words "Union Power" sit, collage-style, atop a pile of $100 bills.

Pro-Union Is Pro-Student

Improving working conditions for non-tenure-track faculty is what’s best for students, Anna Harrison writes.

AAUP Starting Center for the Defense of Academic Freedom

The American Association of University Professors is starting what it is calling a Center for the Defense of Academic Freedom...
A photograph of a mass of pro-Palestinian protesters, including one with a sign saying "Cease Fire Now."

AAUP Joins Labor Union Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

“We cannot bomb our way to peace,” the statement from the association of professors says.

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Professor Resigned After Sexual Harassment Inquiry—and Got More Work

An orchestra conductor left the Universities of Wisconsin in 2022 after an investigation into accusations that he forcibly kissed a student. Goshen College fired him Monday, saying it didn’t know.

A magnifying glass above the word "sociology."

Sociology: Practically Constitutional!

Florida’s move to marginalize sociology is shortsighted, Jerry A. Jacobs writes.