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Jun 02, 2020
College leaders call for societal change and urge their communities not to turn to violence in protests against racism, police brutality and the senseless killing of George Floyd.

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June 2, 2020

College leaders call for societal change and urge their communities not to turn to violence in protests against racism, police brutality and the senseless killing of George Floyd.

June 19, 2017

AAUP, with some dissent, lifts censure of Illinois over Salaita case. Spalding U and Community College of Aurora are added for what association sees as violations of academic freedom.

May 23, 2017

Popular Native American studies scholar who was named faculty dean at Dartmouth withdraws from position, following criticism of his past support for Israel boycott. Some fear impact on academic freedom.

September 8, 2016

Joseph G. Ramsey reflects on grad students’ earlier efforts to unionize, arguing that those students who simply accepted low pay and few benefits were helping their own longed-for tenure-track jobs to disappear.

September 8, 2016

Natasha Baker analyzes the potential impact of the ruling by the National Labor Relations Board on graduate assistants' right to unionize at Columbia University.

April 21, 2016

Tiffany Kraft is fed up with her job and wants to explain the importance of not being an adjunct.

October 20, 2015

Too many people are backing away from the difficult challenge of placing Ph.D. holders in tenure-track positions and toward a far simpler one: taking credit for positions that degree holders are already finding for themselves, Marc Bousquet argues.

September 17, 2015

New report argues for more investment in instruction in higher education, to promote student success.

August 24, 2015

Unconventional online university is growing and looking to focus on helping refugees.

April 3, 2015

Faculty and staff at Massachusetts's Roxbury Community College protest alleged lack of communication and changes pushed by the institution's president and her administration. 

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