After more than a decade of debate, and strong lobbying from both administrators and students, professors vote in favor of the measure, 916 to 487.
Faculty pay is up 2.2. percent, or 1.4 percent adjusted for inflation, new A.A.U.P. survey finds. Despite modest gains, association says professor pay can't be blamed for tuition hikes. Searchable database by institution available exclusively here.
Brown U. says it will double underrepresented minority faculty ranks in 10 years. What's its strategy? Why do some institutions favor -- and some avoid -- specific goals?
An anonymous letter allegedly written by faculty members at Vanderbilt U. is circulating, detailing concerns about the leadership of the chancellor.
Justice Department says Southeastern Oklahoma State discriminated against a professor on the basis of gender identity.
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?
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