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Plucking Plagiarism’s Low-Hanging Fruit

Tricia Bertram Gallant argues that graduate programs and journals should routinely check dissertations and articles for plagiarism.

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Cal State System Strike Begins, Ends in 1 Day

The university, the country’s largest four-year public institution by enrollment, didn’t concede to the union’s demand for a 12 percent raise this academic year.

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How Many Casualties Would a Plagiarism War Produce?

If conservatives and liberals start scouring their opponents’ academic publications for stolen ideas or phrases, nobody—even plagiarism experts—knows how much grist they will find. 

Washington State U Student Workers Strike, Get Deal

A union representing Washington State University student academic employees announced Wednesday—on the first day of its strike—that it had reached...

Louisiana Lawmaker Requests Info on Foreign Faculty Members

A Louisiana state legislator asked his state for information on faculty members at Louisiana public institutions who hold green cards...

California Judge Tosses Faculty DEI Statement Lawsuit

A federal judge for the Northern District of California threw out a lawsuit against the University of California, Santa Cruz...
From left, four witnesses who testified during a congressional hearing Dec. 5 on antisemitism: Claudine Gay, then president of Harvard University, Elizabeth Magill, then president of University of Pennsylvania, Pamela Nadell, a professor of history and Jewish studies at American University, and Sally Kornbluth, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All four women sit at a long witness table as they listen to questioning.

The Humiliation of Higher Ed

We’ve entered a new stage in the culture wars, Jennifer Ruth writes.

Report: Little Movement on Pay Equity in Higher Ed

A new report from College and University Professional Association for Human Resources released Thursday finds a lack of “meaningful progress”...