Apr 19, 2019
Concordia U's Liberal Arts College, in Canada, wanted conservative scholar Harvey Mansfield to speak at an alumni gala -- until it didn't. But revoking Mansfield's invite didn't settle an internal debate.


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April 9, 2019

Henry Reichman discusses his new book on the future of academic freedom, in which he argues that that future "is up to us."

April 8, 2019

Amid turmoil at Western Kentucky, a provost and dean leave their positions.

April 5, 2019

A Duke U Ph.D., now a professor at U of Oklahoma, wants to know why a professor at Duke facing multiple harassment allegations -- including hers -- was honored by the university and on her former department's social media.

April 4, 2019

A former professor at University of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased investigation based on allegations that he greeted one colleague at a meeting with a kiss and mistakenly gave another a hotel room key instead of a business card.

April 3, 2019

Hottest field for new faculty hires over the past year is health professions, as some 1,410 new assistant professors picked up jobs, according to new data from CUPA-HR.

April 1, 2019

Yale has pledged millions for faculty diversity, but 13 professors who teach in its ethnicity, race and migration studies program say they'll walk if they don't get the resources and autonomy they've been promised.

March 28, 2019

Racist writing instructor's Listserv post prompts debate about the future of the field and how scholars communicate with one another.

March 28, 2019

In much of higher education, using a slur against a student in a televised event might result in more than just a slap on the wrist. Why is it different if the slur is a way to mock gay people and takes place during March Madness?

March 27, 2019

It's not just you: sociology's publishing expectations have doubled in recent decades, by some measures, and that threatens research ingenuity, according to one study.

March 26, 2019

Franciscan U of Steubenville is seeking to block faculty members from talking about university matters anonymously to the press and to limit what they may otherwise discuss publicly.


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