Indiana U says important research on Alzheimer's disease is imperiled by new state abortion law.
AAUP investigation finds that -- regardless of what one thinks of Melissa Click's actions -- U of Missouri board endangered academic freedom by firing her without a faculty review.
Professor accused of using a slur -- not against an individual -- during a well-intentioned but ill-received classroom discussion about race fails to earn reappointment to tenure track.
Controversial Ball State U professor earns tenure despite past allegations that he pushed creationism in the science classroom.
Rutgers professors vote a second time to seek access to and limits on use of data from Academic Analytics -- as faculty advocates vow to take such criticism to other campuses.
George Mason Faculty Senate, citing provisions that professors say give inappropriate influence to donors, asks institution to hold off on renaming law school after the late Antonin Scalia under Charles Koch-funded agreement.
Illinois governor's pick for state higher education board questions the way academic freedom is defined, the need to defend faculty rights and scientific consensus on evolution.
Group of scholars want a political theology blog post arguing that some leftists sympathize with jihad taken down, but the blog's editors say they're baffled by the demand.
Congressional inquiry seeks the names and identities of academics, including graduate students, prompting criticism from scholars who say the probe is more about intimidation than information.
U of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approves new tenure policies, rejecting a series of proposals that professors said would have protected some of their rights.