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Oct 16, 2018
Why did Elizabeth Warren divulge her genetic test results, which show she is in fact part Native American, while simultaneously insisting that she's always been evaluated professionally as a white person?

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.

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October 16, 2018

Why did Elizabeth Warren divulge her genetic test results, which show she is in fact part Native American, while simultaneously insisting that she's always been evaluated professionally as a white person?

October 15, 2018

College doubles down on its residential liberal arts mission with new core curriculum.

October 12, 2018

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

October 10, 2018

Are we thinking about gender diversity in the sciences all wrong, or at least too simply? New paper proposes a multipronged approach to thinking about and encouraging this diversity, for the benefit of science as a whole.

October 3, 2018

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

October 1, 2018

Scores of full-time, non-tenure-track instructors were promoted last year under a recognition and reward system at Penn State.

September 21, 2018

Two federal science agencies announce actions on harassment, to two very different reactions -- NSF moves forward with a plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but NIH says it's not ready to take that step.

September 18, 2018

New analysis suggests that women's success in STEM Ph.D. programs has much to do with having female peers, especially in their first year in graduate school.

September 17, 2018

Julie Schumacher resurrects Jason Fitger for a -- slightly -- more sentimental sequel to 'Dear Committee Members.' This time, the English department at fictional Payne U. faces a battle for its soul.

September 14, 2018

She spoke out against the termination of her campus's only mental health counselor. A student died, and she got canned. Now this professor is suing Florida Poly for infringing on her protected speech.

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