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Jun 18, 2018
AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions.

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"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

December 5, 2011

Grand Canyon University hires 98 adjuncts as full-time online professors in an attempt to boost student retention and faculty satisfaction.

November 11, 2011

Student veterans, when given support services at their colleges, earn better grades and show higher retention than their peers, a study finds.

November 11, 2011

Furloughs were a key issue in recent faculty strike at Southern Illinois U. -- and some unions are trying to find new ways to prevent them.

November 10, 2011

Despite an unconventional structure and a public launch in the middle of the economic downturn, Drake U. administrators are hopeful for outcome of $200 million campaign.

November 8, 2011

Voters reject legislation that made collective bargaining impossible for most professors.

October 27, 2011

Faculty unions in Ohio are locked in a battle for survival as they attempt to repeal a law that limits collective bargaining rights for their members.

October 20, 2011

A dean at William & Mary sends out an e-mail to faculty members asking them not to use the word "retard."

September 16, 2011
State board approves joint bargaining unit for tenure-track and adjunct professors, but administration vows to go to court to block a single chapter.
July 13, 2011

A state judge ruled Tuesday that the University of Illinois at Chicago does not have the right to block a faculty union from representing both those on the tenure track and adjuncts.

June 28, 2011
As adjunct numbers grow, campus lawyers must be prepared to deal with their demands when negotiating contracts, two lawyers told their peers.

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