Mar 09, 2018
Texas Tech professor who says he was retaliated against for speaking out against tenure as stifling to academic innovation may proceed to trial in his case against the institution, a state appeals court rules.


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October 30, 2015

One, two, three -- sold to the lowest bidder? State College of Florida at Manatee-Sarasota is considering making faculty hiring decisions based in part on how low an instructor is willing to go on salary.

October 20, 2015

Too many people are backing away from the difficult challenge of placing Ph.D. holders in tenure-track positions and toward a far simpler one: taking credit for positions that degree holders are already finding for themselves, Marc Bousquet argues.

October 19, 2015

Former instructor says Gannon U demanded he quit after Newsweek wrote about his role as interrogation expert in Iraq.

October 12, 2015

Study suggests that publication pressures lead to more familiar -- and more likely to be published -- research, at the expense of innovation.

October 9, 2015

Connecticut State U professors say proposals for their new union contract, including the transfer of tenured faculty members to another university and expanding the grounds for dismissing tenured professors, read like an attack on their rights.

October 7, 2015

Big, ideas-oriented research is exciting, but will recent, costly initiatives live up to the hype?

October 5, 2015

A professor at Mount Holyoke asked his students to name slurs that might have been used against groups of which they are members. The college helped seven students switch sections, but now one student has gone public with the incident.

October 2, 2015

In light of a recent high-profile faculty resignation at Phoenix College, some are asking why other professors asked to sign loyalty oaths don't object.

September 29, 2015

Survey suggests that adjuncts who work at one institution full time have job satisfaction levels close to those on the tenure track.

September 17, 2015

New report argues for more investment in instruction in higher education, to promote student success.


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