Presidents overwhelmingly say they should have more input in faculty hiring and tenure decisions. But just how much say should they have?
U. of Tennessee walks back -- at least in terminology -- from a proposal to "de-tenure" faculty members as part of new business plan. But the policy idea may well remain alive.
UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?
A prominent professor uses a disciplinary meeting to discuss his struggles with depression -- and encourages others in academe to talk about mental health issues.
Has a key part of the gender gap for women in science and technology been eliminated? Or do the data show the continued loss of female talent in STEM?
New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.
U. of Denver moves to new titles, a career path and multiyear contracts for those off the tenure track. Could this be a model for other institutions?
New study shows how a relatively small number of Ph.D. programs dominate hiring for the best faculty positions.
When students go to popular Web site to rate professors, their word choices appear to depend on whether instructors are men or women, new analysis finds.
A Berkeley analysis of disparities by race and gender in faculty salaries raises key questions: Which gaps matter? Why do gaps vary? What can be done to eliminate them?
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