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.


January 9, 2014

There are lots of stories about jerks in academe. A new blog isn't about them.

January 6, 2014

Panelists at meeting of historians challenge notion that only careers in academe are fulfilling, citing benefits of working for the federal government.

December 18, 2013

Santa Clara U.'s Faculty Senate has deemed the administration's new exclusion of elective abortions from insurance coverage "invalid," and wants the Board of Trustees to take up the matter.

December 12, 2013

Should faculty be forced to check in every day by fingerprint? Chicago community college faculty members object to that possibility.

December 3, 2013

A black female professor says she has been repeatedly investigated by her college for talking about race in ways that offended some white students.

November 20, 2013

A year after a university was accused of being tragically slow in responding to harassment concerns about a professor, it is now accused overreacting to questionable concerns about another professor.

November 15, 2013

A new survey of sociology departments from the American Sociological Society shows few changes to department size spanning last decade, which isn't great, but isn't bad, either.

November 12, 2013

Fed up with unanswered maintenance requests and substandard instructional facilities, some professors are taking a new approach: "shaming" their institutions into action.

October 30, 2013

MLA's annual jobs report shows dips in hiring for both English and foreign languages.

October 29, 2013

Do male professors need and seek out attention from their female students? A popular feminist blogger thinks so, as do many of her Twitter followers.


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