Faculty

Faculty
Jan 21, 2022
Jordan Peterson is retiring from the University of Toronto, citing his “persona non grata” status—and academe’s “craven” embrace of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
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.

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January 21, 2022

Jordan Peterson is retiring from the University of Toronto, citing his “persona non grata” status—and academe’s “craven” embrace of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

January 19, 2022

Students’ happiness with their grade, not instructional quality, is a major driver of the correlation between high grades and high student ratings of instruction, according to a new working paper. Interventions don’t quite work, either.

January 18, 2022

A Penn State professor says he was protecting pro–vaccine mandate demonstrators when he struggled with a counterprotester. The professor was vindicated in court, but Penn State wants to fire him anyway.

January 14, 2022

Part performance, part protest, a professor’s video got him suspended from Ferris State University. He didn’t want to teach in person in the first place due to COVID-19, and he says he’s retiring. His union says the suspension is an attack on academic freedom.

January 13, 2022

Students and professors rally for the future of Youngstown State’s Jewish studies center amid budget cuts, saying its lessons are as important as ever.

January 10, 2022

The university and its graduate assistant and undergraduate student workers agree to a deal to end work stoppage.

January 6, 2022

Even if few institutions are commemorating the anniversary, individual scholars and groups say they’re working to keep lessons of the insurrection alive.

January 4, 2022

New analysis finds that research by Black, Latinx and Asian scientists is often clustered in certain fields and underrepresented in terms of citation counts. This lack of diversity hurts everyone, the authors say.

January 3, 2022

Groups planning annual gatherings in the coming weeks grapple with the Omicron variant. Most are proceeding with in-person conferences, touting extra safety precautions and more options for participation.

December 20, 2021

William Paterson University says it’s saving the institution by cutting nearly 100 full-time professors over three years. Faculty members wonder what will be left to save.

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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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