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New Academic Freedom Principles Open Door to Outside Intervention

The Princeton Principles—endorsed by a program and some professors at the university, but not Princeton itself—say off-campus actors “should become involved” in some instances.

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The Beating Heart of Gen Ed

Critical thinking skills should be placed at the center of general education programs, Louis E. Newman writes.

Embattled Reading Project at Teachers College Will ‘Dissolve’

Teachers College of Columbia University says it is “dissolving” its Reading and Writing Project after more than 40 years. The...
West Virginia University students protesting proposed faculty member layoffs and academic program cuts. One student holds a stick above the crowd, and another has a sign reading "Gee + BOG Need to GO."

WVU Faculty Overwhelmingly Votes No Confidence in Gee, Calls for Freeze in Cuts

West Virginia faculty members approved two resolutions Wednesday, condemning the university’s president along with the layoffs and cuts to academic programs that he has backed.

Rutgers University strikers hold up signs saying "We R On Strike for a Better Rutgers."

Grad Worker Unionization Is Booming, Even Down South

Organizing is surging into private universities, and strikes have increased as well.

Faculty Members Unionize at 2 Maryland Community Colleges

Full-time faculty members have unionized at two Maryland community colleges. Erica Snipes, the Maryland Public Employee Relations Board’s acting executive...

Integrating Social Justice in a Mixed-Methods Study

Three practical strategies for enhancing equity and impact in your research.

University of Toronto to Return $450,000 Gift From Amazon

The University of Toronto’s law school will return a $450,000 gift from Amazon amid criticism that the source of the...