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Jan 17, 2023
New paper says truly innovative research and technology across fields is declining. Experts say it’s a wake-up call to institutions and funding agencies.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

Surveys

Oct. 23, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Faculty Workplace Engagement is a new survey exploring professors' views on how engaged they are. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here.

The survey was made possible in part by financial support from TIAA-CREF.

Booklets

"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

January 17, 2023
New paper says truly innovative research and technology across fields is declining. Experts say it’s a wake-up call to institutions and funding agencies.
January 10, 2023
Institutions need better data on faculty backgrounds, their experiences and working conditions, and (in)equities in measures of success, Laura W. Perna writes.
January 10, 2023
College announces tenured faculty layoffs and program suspensions as part of an academic realignment. Professors wonder what will be left after the college is done cutting.
January 9, 2023
Kennedy School cancels a planned fellowship for human rights leader Kenneth Roth. Was his designation of Israel as an apartheid state to blame?
January 6, 2023
University of Houston pushes its dean of social work back down to the faculty. He says some professors objected to his views on racial justice and abolition.
December 19, 2022
Faculty members and students at California State University, Chico, demand answers in a case involving a professor alleged to have lied about sleeping with a student and threatening professors who reported him.
December 15, 2022
Institutions issue recommendations on when and how departments should make political statements, if at all. This guidance generally urges caution, citing academic freedom risks.
December 12, 2022
The adjunct faculty strike at the New School ended over the weekend, and two of four groups of academic workers striking across the University of California system ended their labor action. But undergraduates continue to struggle.
December 7, 2022
A professor of political science at IU Bloomington issued a dire warning about the job market to graduate students in his department. Was it necessary?
December 6, 2022
New study finds that U.S. academe can reach true faculty diversity within a generation, but that colleges and universities have to think bigger—and work together.

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November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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