Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.
Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.
A Columbia professor got very detailed on his website about what he expects of his graduate students. Some praise his clarity, but others have been taken aback by his strict rules.
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.
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