Nov 12, 2015
Leaders of U of Kansas, trying to avoid becoming the next U of Missouri, hold intense, lengthy meeting with hundreds of minority students. Can the university deliver what they want?


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.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will conduct a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To register for the webinar, please click here.

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


"Faculty Salaries" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

It contains a report on the annual faculty compensation survey from the American Association of University Professors and explores such topics as gender and racial pay gaps and adjunct unionization.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, August 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.


October 5, 2015

The Anna Stubblefield case captivated academics when news first broke. But with her conviction of sexual assault of an intellectually disabled man, scholars disagree as to significance of case for disability studies.

September 28, 2015

The University of Southern California starts a program to train recent Ph.D. recipients to be better teachers and maybe get a leg up in the job market.

September 24, 2015

State College of Florida eliminates rolling contracts in favor of one-year contracts for all full-time faculty members, even long-serving ones.

September 22, 2015

Should anyone police whether professors have the racial or ethnic background they claim? Native American studies group calls for more accountability in the wake of several disputes.

September 21, 2015

Study suggests that when it comes to collaborative science, larger teams have their limits after they hit 20, and international collaboration ups the impact factor.

September 18, 2015

U of Wisconsin professors want to know why they weren't informed of who was behind survey that showed up this week -- and that has now been taken offline.

September 17, 2015

Some activists raise questions about appointee to lead college's Native American Program, drawing attention to political debates about who is a Native American and whether such status should matter in higher ed.

September 16, 2015

Resignation and litigation at Stanford point to complications when an administrator has a relationship with a faculty member in his or her unit, but few colleges have formal policies about such situations.

September 9, 2015

Recent Dear John letters from academics leaving higher education signal a resurgence in 'quit lit.'

September 8, 2015

Madison faculty members say a massive new donation to establish endowed chairs could help keep top professors in the state, despite Wisconsin lawmakers' ongoing funding cuts and attacks on tenure.


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