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.
Study raises questions about why women are less likely than men to earn tenure at research universities. Hint: It's not research output.
Following a study, scientists call for more attention to sexual harassment and assault prevention at off-campus research sites.
Northeastern U. professors say they were denied tenure due to changing publication standards aimed at upping the university's reputation.
State board orders U. of Massachusetts at Dartmouth to pay damages after finding that an Asian woman's bid for full professor status was not handled in the same way as other applications.
Terminated tenure-track faculty members at Upper Iowa University say they were punished for voicing their concerns about proposed curricular changes.
Sexual harassment reports have prompted American Philosophical Association to consider creating a code of conduct for its members. Reactions are mixed.
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