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Adjuncts
Jul 25, 2018
The Charles Koch Foundation pledges to make future grant terms public, but critics still want to know more about past agreements -- specifically whether they allowed the foundation a role in faculty hiring or curricular decisions.

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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.

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Archive

September 13, 2017

A prominent journal that already accepted a controversial study about using computers to "read" sexuality based on a photo is further scrutinizing the paper after intense public backlash.

September 12, 2017

New paper on artificial intelligence that can (mostly) correctly pick self-identified gays and lesbians based on photos has been called nearly everything -- from bad science to an important “wake-up call.”

September 11, 2017

Study of what one panel’s members wanted in biomedical sciences may offer insights into how candidates at other universities are assessed.

September 7, 2017

Tommy Curry, the philosopher at Texas A&M whose comments on race set off a furor, discusses his new book on how critical theory has ignored the realities of black maleness.

September 6, 2017

State appeals court rejects proposed joint non-tenure-track and tenured faculty union at U of Minnesota Twin Cities.

August 31, 2017

New Koch-backed institute at the University of Utah is raising questions about academic freedom and whether the center is designed to compete with Utah’s existing economics department.

August 30, 2017

University of Tampa fires a professor who suggested Texas deserved the hurricane for helping put President Trump in the White House.

August 25, 2017

Political science association’s annual jobs report shows big year-over-year dip.

August 22, 2017

Study of top public universities finds limited faculty diversity, yet signs of progress -- except for African-Americans in STEM.

August 7, 2017

Fresno State announces that instructor who tweeted “Trump must hang” won’t be returning to campus. He is among several non-tenure-track faculty members to lose their jobs over social media posts.

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