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.


August 13, 2014

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

August 11, 2014

Northeastern U. professors say they were denied tenure due to changing publication standards aimed at upping the university's reputation.

July 30, 2014

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.



July 22, 2014

Terminated tenure-track faculty members at Upper Iowa University say they were punished for voicing their concerns about proposed curricular changes.

July 15, 2014

Sexual harassment reports have prompted American Philosophical Association to consider creating a code of conduct for its members. Reactions are mixed.

July 1, 2014

Elite male biologists are less likely than other male biology researchers to hire female grad students and postdocs for their labs, study finds.

June 30, 2014

Video showing Arizona State police arrest of a faculty member stemming from jaywalking incident provokes outrage.

June 30, 2014

Controversial survey of political climate at University of Colorado finds (to no one's surprise) that conservatives are in the minority, but also found that 96 percent of students believe their instructors promote respectful classroom environments.

June 26, 2014

New handbook on advising sheds light on the more personal, human aspects of the process.


June 24, 2014

Some professors applying for NSF grants notice their proposals are increasingly evaluated in part on data-driven evidence of the way they work with students. Not everybody likes the trend.


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