People took note when a scientist explained a major breakthrough while wearing a shirt showing women as sex objects.
A year after it voted to boycott Israeli academic institutions, American Studies Association is sticking to its guns. But it wants to broaden its public image, and demonstrate involvement in activism beyond Middle East.
Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.
Costume company's idea of a female Ph.D. derided as sexist and foolish by real female Ph.D.s.
Cancer researcher says anonymous online comments on a research-sharing website cost him a new job at U. of Mississippi.
Less than a year after Alamo Colleges professors objected to their chancellor's plan to require a course in part on the '7 Habits,' they cite new concerns about shared governance, including a move to abolish program-based associate degrees.
Several legal challenges suggest a key challenge for long-term adjuncts seeking jobs on the tenure track is age discrimination.
As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.
Some faculty members want to play a bigger role in the fight against campus sexual assault. A new national advocacy group aims to help them do that.
A gay faculty member writes about what it's like to be teaching at a Christian college at a time that many such institutions are seeking exemptions from anti-bias laws.
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