American Sociological Association tries to figure out the gender choices members should get to categorize themselves -- and the process is far from simple.
Disgraced professor renews the discussion over whether those leading the field should have degrees in it.
Lawyers and a disability rights advocate stressed that faculty members must be proactive rather than reactive in making sure their online courses and materials are accessible for students with disabilities.
Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.
Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
Cary Nelson warns that MOOCs could lead to erosion of faculty members' intellectual property rights.
A decadelong research initiative out of the University of California at Berkeley culminates in a detailed look at the effects of children on men's and women's academic careers.
When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.
After learning that a faculty member at San Jose State was found by the university to have inappropriately touched a student, many want to know why he's still teaching.
In light of several recent, high-profile cases of poor communication between faculty and governing boards, AAUP advocates for regular interaction between the two groups and more shared governance.
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