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Adjuncts
Jul 19, 2017
Cal State Fullerton reinstates part-time professor after arbitrator finds no evidence that he attempted to hit a student at a pro-Trump event, as was alleged when he was fired by the university.

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March 22, 2017

As colleges debate what to do about shouting down of speakers, faculty panel at U of Chicago issues a report calling for "free speech deans on call," punishments in some cases and process for removing protesters from events.

March 21, 2017

Shouting down of a controversial speaker -- a professor who opposes the use of gender-neutral pronouns -- at McMaster University raises new concerns about academic freedom.

March 16, 2017

Ideological odd couple Robert George and Cornel West issue joint statement -- attracting thousands of signatures -- in wake of shouting down of a speaker at Middlebury.

March 9, 2017

Key coverage requirements would disappear under Republican alternative to Obamacare, and academic medicine could take a hit as well.

March 9, 2017

Report says movement to boycott represents challenge to academic freedom in the U.S., and urges trustees to take action. Critics say report is a challenge to academic freedom.

March 3, 2017

Cal State Fullerton faculty union says instructor was suspended for allegedly hitting a student at a pro-Trump rally -- despite a lack of evidence. Professor's allies say he was the one who was attacked.

February 22, 2017

At Youngstown State, adjuncts marked the anniversary with a cake.

January 10, 2017

Survey finds a quarter of presidents have made decisions on taking or turning down jobs based on spouses' expected role. And study finds that much more remains expected of presidents' wives than presidents' husbands.

January 5, 2017

Study suggests the funds institutions gain aren’t going to instruction.

December 19, 2016

Barnard focuses on companies that deny science as it seeks to balance concern over climate change with financial responsibility and its own values.

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