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Aug 10, 2015
Amid calls for his termination, Central Connecticut State suspends professor who's had skirmishes with the law -- even though none of the crimes and alleged crimes relate to teaching or publications. When professors break the law, what should a college do?

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"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.

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November 5, 2014

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.

November 3, 2014

Costume company's idea of a female Ph.D. derided as sexist and foolish by real female Ph.D.s.

November 3, 2014

Cancer researcher says anonymous online comments on a research-sharing website cost him a new job at U. of Mississippi. 

September 25, 2014

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.

September 24, 2014

Several legal challenges suggest a key challenge for long-term adjuncts seeking jobs on the tenure track is age discrimination.

September 9, 2014

As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.

August 20, 2014

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.

August 19, 2014

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.

August 18, 2014

Study raises questions about why women are less likely than men to earn tenure at research universities. Hint: It's not research output.

August 13, 2014

Following a study, scientists call for more attention to sexual harassment and assault prevention at off-campus research sites.

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